GREEN WASTE RECYCLING GUIDELINES:
What Green Waste is:
- Tree and shrubbery trimmings / NO thorns
- Grass Clippings
- Garden Waste
- Old Produce
- Green Yard Waste
- NO bag of any kink
- Manure: fill only 1/3 full
What Green Waste is NOT:
- Aluminum or other metals
- Rocks, dirt, or sod
- Household refuse
Any containated green waste recycling containers will not be emptied.
Please note that this program is for the residences of city of Syracuse only. This recycling program will run through the months of April 1st to November 30th. During the months of December to March, the container can be used for household waste.
All green waste must fit within the container. If limbs, trimmings or other green waste extends above or over the height of the can, the container will not be emptied until the container lid can be closed.
How much does it cost?
$6.50 per green can - per month
($.70 less than an extra residential can)
When will it be picked up?
The pick up for green waste will be the same day as the residental collection, but it will be picked up by a different truck.