Acceptable materials for the green/food waste cart include:

  • Yard Waste: grass trimmings, weeds, green plants, tree limbs, wood chips, dead plants, brush, garden trimmings, leaves
  • Food Waste: vegetable and fruit peelings, solid dairy, egg shells, meat, fish

Non-Acceptable Materials for Green Waste Cart include:

Branches more than 5 feet in length, more than 6 inches in diameter or weighing more than 50 pounds, tree stumps, diapers, styrofoam, soil, dirt, rocks, concrete, asphalt, plastic bags, animal waste, painted or treated wood, and food-contaminated materials such as: paper napkins, paperboard, cardboard, greasy pizza boxes