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Yard Waste Program

This is a Pay-As-You-Throw (PYT) program which means residents must purchase yard waste disposal tags to utilize the curbside collection and disposal when needed. The disposal fee covers the direct cost of curbside collection and composting for the yard waste.

Yard Waste Program Information

Curbside Waste Disposal Options
  • Bundled brush
  • 30-gallon generic paper yard waste bag
  • 64-gallon Toter purchased by resident
  • 96-gallon Toter purchased by resident
Yard Waste Disposal Tag Fees
Disposal Option
Tag Color
Bundled brush Red $2.00
30-gallon bag Orange $2.00
64-gallon Toter Pink $4.50
96-gallon Toter Yellow $6.25
Yard Waste Disposal Tag Vendors

Yard Waste Tags are available at:

  • Black Diamond
  • Kazmaier's Five Star Market
  • Kroger
  • Walt Churchill's Market
All procedures are printed on Yard Waste Tags.
Yard Waste Toter Specifications
  • Toter is supplied by the resident.
  • City-issued Toters cannot be used for yard waste.
  • Yard waste Toter cannot be blue or gray.
  • Residents can purchase a Toter at one of the local stores or use a Toter they currently own that is compatible with the disposal truck's tipping system.
  • Acceptability of Toters owned by residents is determined by the disposal service.
  • Toter brand meets these specifications.
  • Do not overload the Toter. The weight limits are:
    • 100 pounds for 64-gallon Toter.
    • 100 pounds for 96-gallon Toter.
Yard Waste Collection Procedures
  • All procedures are printed on yard waste disposal tags.
  • Generic 30-gallon paper yard waste bags can be purchased at local grocery and big box stores. Do not tape yard waste bags.
  • 64-gallon and 96-gallon Toters can be purchased at the local Lowe's.
  • Brush must be tied in a bundle and not over 4 feet long and not over 65 pounds per bundle.
  • An official City yard waste tag is required on each bag, bundle, and Toter for each collection.
  • There is no alley collection of yard waste.
  • Yard waste bags and bundled brush must be set on the curb by 7:00 AM to ensure collection.
  • Yard waste is collected starting at 7:00 AM and can run as late as 5:00 PM.
  • Do not sit yard waste to the curb more than one day before your collection day.
  • If missed, call Modern Disposal at 419-874-2966 the next day.
Yard Waste Collection Schedule
  • Collection days follow the same delay schedule as Refuse & Recycling Collection.
  • April 1st through November 30th – Collection occurs on regular garbage day and follows the delay schedule.
  • December 1st through March 31st – Collection is on Wednesdays only. To be placed on the collection list during this time, contact Modern Disposal at 419-874-2966 by Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. of that week you need collection. Leave a message with your address and phone number.
Yard Waste Includes
  • Branches
  • Brush
  • Bushes
  • Christmas trees
  • Cornstalks
  • Flower garden debris
  • Grass clippings
  • House plants
  • Ivy and vines
  • Leaves
  • Logs
  • Ornamental grasses
  • Shrubs
  • Sod
  • Straw (bales and/or loose)
  • Stumps
  • Tree trimmings
  • Twigs
  • Vegetable garden debris
  • Weeds
  • Wood mulch
Yard Waste Does Not Include
  • Christmas wreaths and/or roping
  • Dirt/soil
  • Landscape timbers
  • Plant pots
  • Rocks
  • Stones
  • Trash of any type
  • Wooden fencing
Yard Fruit Collection

Yard fruit includes only fruit, nuts, or seedpods from trees.

  • Acorns
  • Apples
  • Buckeyes
  • Maple seed spinners
  • Nuts
  • Osage oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pinecones
  • Seed pods from Catalpa and Locust trees
  • Walnuts

Yard fruit may be placed in your Refuse Toter year-round.