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Yard Waste Collection

Residential yard waste collection begins on April 1, 2021 and will continue through the first week of December. 


Waste Management is experiencing a delay with today’s yard waste collection and will pick up today’s yard waste tomorrow (along with Friday’s collection


The following are standard regulations for yard waste collection.


Acceptable Items

  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Garden Debris
  • Shrubs
  • Fruit & Vegetable Waste
  • Branches:  Must be tied & bundled; less than 4-inches in diameter; less than 4-feet in length.


Unacceptable Items

  • Sod
  • Pet Waste (please double-bag & place in trash container)
  • Loose Branches:  Not tied or bundled
  • Branches over 4-inches in diameter and/or 4-feet in length
  • Bag, Bundle, or Can over 60-pounds
  • Tree Stumps / Logs / Root Balls / Wood
  • Dirt / Rocks
  • Trash
  • Plastic Bags (yard waste must be placed in paper bag or reusable can)


Weekly Limit: 

  • Combined total of six (6) yard waste paper bags, reusable cans, or tied bundles.
  • Any single paper bag, tied bundle or container must weigh 60-pounds or less.


Acceptable Containers:

  • Brown Paper Yard Waste Bag:  No yard waste sticker needed.
  • Reusable 32-Gallon Can:  Must have ‘YARD WASTE’ clearly marked on can with permanent marker or yard waste sticker (available at City Hall or DPW).


Large Branches:

Branches over 4-feet long but less than 8-feet long, and not greater than 6-inches in diameter, can be collected by scheduling a pick-up in advance by calling Waste Management at (866) 797-9018.


Michigan law prohibits yard waste from being placed into landfills. 

All yard waste will be collected in separate vehicles and taken to a compost center for processing.