Yard Waste Collection Begins Tuesday, March 1st

City of Yakima Yard Waste collection will begin for the 2022 season on Tuesday, March 1st. If you would like to find your pickup day, please visit our handy Pickup Lookup page. If you would like to start service, where we will collect a 96 gallon green cart weekly March through November, please call (509) … Continued

Yard Waste Service ends Tuesday, Nov. 30th

The final day for City of Yakima Yard Waste collection in 2021 is Tuesday, November 30th. Customers whose last pickups for the year would fall on November 25th or 26th will have their final collections delayed by one day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Yard Waste collection will resume Tuesday, March 1st, 2022. Please call … Continued

Thanksgiving Day Delay, No Service November 25th

City Garbage and Yard Waste collection will be delayed one day for Thanksgiving on November 25th, 2021. 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 25th and 26th. Regular Collection will resume the following Monday, November 29th. Yard … Continued

Regular Service Veterans Day – Thursday, November 11th

As the County Landfill is open, there will be NO delay of Garbage or Yard Waste service for Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11th. Your pickup day will not be affected for Thursday or Friday collection. The office will be closed. If you have any questions, please see our official Holiday Closure List or call … Continued

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