Solid Waste Management Department

Separating Your Debris

Debris Removal Guidelines

In efforts to expedite the debris removal process, Please follow these rules.


Debris Separation
Separate debris into the six categories listed below.

Do Not Stack or Lean
Placing debris near or on trees, poles or other structures makes removal difficult. This includes fire hydrants and meters.

Unsure Where to Place Debris?
If you don't have a sidewalk, ditch or utility line in front of your house, place debris at the edge of your property before the curb.

No Pickup Zone
Any debris placed from the sidewalk toward your property will not be picked up.

Vegetative Debris
  • Leaves (do not put in bags)
  • Leaves (do not put in bags)
  • Plants
  • Tree branches
Construction & Demolition Debris
  • Building materials
  • Carpet
  • Drywall
  • Furniture
  • Lumber
  • Mattresses
  • Plumbing
Appliances & White Goods
  • Air conditioners
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Washers, dryers
  • Water heaters
  • Computers
  • Radios
  • Stereos
  • Televisions
  • Other devices with a cord
Household Hazardous Waste
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Batteries
  • Lawn chemicals
  • Oils
  • Oil-based paints and stains
  • Pesticides