City of Yakima

Yard Waste Service


The Refuse Division offers optional yard debris collection to single family residences and multi-family complexes. A 64 or 96-gallon wheeled yard cart is provided for weekly collection from March 1 through November 30. We ask that you store the cart during the winter months. There is no charge for the service December through February.


 Yard Waste Carts


Yard Waste Cart Size Weekly Collection Fee
64-Gallon $1.62
96-Gallon $2.96
Second 96-Gallon $1.48


Cart Placement

  • Please have containers at the curb or alley line by 6:00 a.m. on the day of your scheduled pickup.
  • Place your cart at the curb or alley line at least 4 feet from any obstruction, including other garbage or yard debris carts, vehicles, fences, mailboxes, power poles, etc.
  • Place your cart with the wheels facing your residence and the lid opening towards the road.
  • Avoid placing the container under low hanging tree branches, wires, building eves or other objects.
  • Please refrain from parking your vehicle in front of the cart.