Yard Waste

Notice: New fee for commercial-sized yard waste loads at Pierce County transfer stations


There will be a new fee for commercial-sized loads of yard waste brought to Pierce County transfer stations starting Jan. 1, 2021. The new fee will stabilize disposal rates for residents and extend the life of the landfill. The fee will be $100 per ton (2,000 pounds) of yard waste. Read the full press release here.

Recycle Your Yard Debris

Contact your hauler to sign up for curbside yard waste recycling service. You'll receive a 90-gallon wheeled cart, which will be collected from your home every other week.

  • Yard waste must fit in the container with the lid closed
  • Contact your hauler if you have extra yard waste
  • No food waste (except for fruit and vegetable trimmings)
  • No pizza boxes
  • Print your own Yard Waste Reminder
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ACCEPTED
Brush, branches and roots (smaller than 4 inch diameter)
Leaves
Grass clippings
Fruit and vegetable trimmings
Weeds
Flowers
Plants
Shrubs
 
 
NOT ACCEPTED
Food
Pizza boxes
Food-soiled paper
Garbage
Stumps
Demolition wood
Sheet rock
Asphalt
Bricks
Concrete
Glass
Metal
Plastics
Flower pots
Animal waste
Ash
Rocks
Sod
Bones
Oil
Hazardous materials
Large amounts of dirt
yard waste