Yard & Food Waste
Green Cart is an optional fee-for-service program for yard and food waste, available for single-family households with blue and black carts. Find out more. Free compost now available until November 12!
Residents can drop off leaves, grass, sod, topsoil, garden refuse, Halloween pumpkins, and non-elm branches, stumps and tree trimmings at the City’s two compost depots, free of charge. Sign up for Compost Depot service alerts.
Composting is the process of breaking down organic waste (such as food scraps, grass clippings, and dried leaves) into a rich soil amendment that your lawn and garden will love!
Every year, temporary drop-off sites are se-up to collect natural trees from December 26 to January 31.