Yard Waste

Recycling and yard waste are returning to the normal collection schedule beginning June 29. Beginning Monday the 29th, yard waste will be collected every Monday and recycling will be collected weekly on your scheduled trash day. Thank you for your patience as we adjusted our schedules to keep everyone safe and healthy!


Please only put out organic material only, no plastics. From April through November, yard waste, if properly bundled or packaged, will be picked up on Monday for all Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff residents.

Yard waste shall not be set out earlier than one hour prior to sunset on Sunday. Unless otherwise indicated, bundles or bags of yard waste shall be placed next to the alley or if no alley exists, behind curb at the street. Bags shall be sealed with biodegradable twine or string only. Tree limbs and shrubbery must be cut and bundled with biodegradable twine or string. Bundles should be no larger than two feet in diameter, four feet long and weighing no more than 50 pounds per bundle.
Grass and plant materials must be placed in biodegradable paper or other paper bags, not to exceed 30 gallon capacity or 50 lbs.
Neither dirt-covered roots nor soil will be accepted. Residents may use a refuse container for yard waste. The containers must display a "Yard Waste" sticker, which can be obtained by calling (614) 488-4728. Containers should weigh no more than 40 pounds when full, and should not have limbs stick out more than 12" above the top of the container.

From December through March, yard waste may be dropped off at the Service Department at 1260 McKinley Ave. between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm weekdays.

Special Needs

If you are elderly and/or physically disabled and are unable to comply with the regulation herein, please contact the Department of Service at (614) 488-4728 to make special arrangements for solid waste pickup.