Yard Waste FAQ
When does yard waste collection begin and end?
The collection begins the first full week in April and runs through the last week in November, weather permitting.
What is the cost?
Please call our office for pricing for the 2021 season. Need an extra cart? No problem, for a small fee we can provide you with an extra cart. Yard Waste service must be prepaid in full before service is started.
When is the yard waste picked up?
Yard waste will be picked up each week between the above dates on the same day as your trash removal. Please have your yard waste at the curb by 6:30 a.m. and space your carts at least 3 feet apart.
What yard waste is acceptable?
Leaves, grass clippings, weeds, brush, and small bundled branches are accepted. Branches must be 4 feet or less in length, no larger than 3 inches around, and tightly tied in bundles no more than 18 inches in diameter.
What type of bag or container do I use?
You must have a Walters yard waste cart to participate in the program, Walters will provide you with the use of a 96-gallon yard waste cart on wheels as part of the service.
Are plastic bags acceptable?
No, Effective January 1, 2010, Minnesota State law prohibits plastic bags from being disposed of in any yard waste compost facility. All lawn and leaf bags must be certified to be compostable. Therefore, if your yard waste is placed in a non-compliant bag, we will not be able to take them.
How do I sign up? Simply call our office (763) 780-8464 to sign up for the service.