Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, branches and soft-bodied plants such as garden debris. State law states that you cannot mix it with other trash. It is against City Ordinance to rake leaves into the street or to burn them, and you may be fined.
About the Service Yard waste collection is a weekly service for residents that runs April 15 through November (weather permitting) and is picked up on the same day as your trash pickup. Yard waste is an annual cost, but is billed monthly.
95 Gallon Yard Waste $7.39 per month including tax
Yard waste service is available in carts only. To start the service please call the City at 651-747-2416 or email.
On Occasion Service
Per-Bag/Bundle Pick Up
You may no longer have unlimited service with compostable bags however, on occasion you may put out a few bags or bundles of brush and you will be billed.
$1.89 per bag or bundle of brush
Ramsey County Guide for Recycling & Disposal Yard Waste
For information and hours of operation of Ramsey County Yard Waste Sites, call 651-633-EASY (3279) or visit the RamseyRecycles.com. It also contains information on backyard composting. Or you may go to U of M Extension Service.