No Service for Labor Day, September 6th, 2021

City Garbage and Yard Waste collection will be delayed by one (1) day for all customers the week of September 6th through September 10th due to the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 6th, 2021. Neither Garbage nor Yard Waste will be collected on Monday.

Need to dispose of sharps/needles properly?

Here are some tips for households to get rid of sharps or needles properly to help keep our environment clean and safe: Put used sharps in a strong plastic container. Use a labeled sharps container or a bleach/detergent bottle, NOT a pop bottle. When it is 3/4 full, duct tape the lid shut and label … Continued

No Garbage or Yard Waste Delay July 5th

As the Independence Day holiday falls on a Sunday this year, there will be no delay of service for City of Yakima garbage or yard waste collection the following Monday, July 5th, 2021. The Refuse office will be closed.

Memorial Day Delay – No Service May 31st, 2021

City Garbage and Yard Waste collection will be delayed by one (1) day the week of May 31st due to the Memorial Day holiday, Monday May 31st, 2021. When service is interrupted for holidays, collection is delayed for 1 day for the remainder of the week. For example, since Memorial Day falls on a Monday every year, … Continued

2020 Holiday Service Information

As we reach the end of the year, we would like to keep you informed of upcoming holidays that may affect your refuse service. 2020 Holiday Service Schedule Christmas Day – No Service Friday, December 25th, Office Closed Friday collection postponed until Saturday New Year’s Day – No Service Friday, January 1st, Office Closed Friday … Continued

Yard Waste Service Will End Monday November 30th, 2020

City of Yakima Yard Waste collection will end for the 2020 Season on Monday, November 30th. Customer whose last pickups for the year would fall on November 26th or 27th will have their final collections delayed by one day. Yard Waste collection will resume Monday, March 1st, 2021. Please call the Refuse Department if you … Continued

Thanksgiving Day Delay – No Service November 26th

City Garbage and Yard Waste collection will be delayed one day for Thanksgiving on November 26th, 2020. Customers with garbage and/or yard waste pickup on Thursday or Friday will be picked up one day later. The Refuse Office will be closed November 26th and 27th. Regular Collection will resume the following Monday, November 30th. Yard … Continued