Yard Waste

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Sioux City Growing GreenYard waste and approved solid waste may be mixed and placed in your approved garbage container for collection year round.

Tree branches not larger than 2 inches in diameter and no longer than four (4) feet in length may be loosely placed in your approved garbage container, or may be bundled (weighing no more than 35 pounds) with a solid waste sticker affixed prior to collection. Solid waste stickers may be purchased for $1.00 at HyVee, Fareway, Wal-Mart, and City Hall.

Organic debris such as yard waste and tree branches that is placed in your regular garbage container is brought to L.P. GillLandfill in Jackson, Nebraska, where it is buried with other household garbage. Organic matter naturally produces methane as it breaks down, which is collected and used as an alternative energy source.