Yard Waste

Yard waste collection is a weekly service for residents available mid-April through mid-November (weather permitting). Yard waste is pick up on the same day as your regular garbage service. 

Spring Yard Waste service is scheduled to begin the week of April 19, 2021

Yard waste is an annual cost that is billed monthly for the entire year. Residents who want the yard waste service added to their garbage and recycling service will be charged an additional $7 per month throughout the entire year.

Also, residents who add and pay for yard waste service may put out up to 5 additional paper composting bags per week alongside their City-provided container. Please note, our hauler will only accept approved paper composting bags which can be purchased from several retailers in the area.

Once you register for yard waste service, North St. Paul Public Works will deliver a 95-gallon cart to your residence.

To add yard waste service to your garbage and recycling service you can:

Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, branches and soft-bodied plants such as garden debris. State law states that you cannot mix yard waste with other trash. It is against City Ordinance to rake leaves into the street or to burn them, and you may be fined.

View Ramsey County Resource page for the following:

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Food Scraps (Organic Recycling) Collection Drop-Off Program
  • Ramsey County Fix-It Clinic
  • Ramsey County Guide for Ramsey County Recycling and Disposable Yard Waste