Residential Yard Debris

Southern Oregon Sanitation offers yard debris collection for our customers benefit and to help the recycling process.

Yard Debris collected decreases tons of organic materials from going to the landfill. It also helps to recover and reuse natural resources.

The organic materials collected at curbside makes great compost and bedding materials for gardens and landscaping projects.

AVAILABILITY

SERVICE LEVELS

Each customer receives a 95 Gallon cart and service is available on a biweekly basis only and is scheduled on the same day as your trash service.

This optional service requires a one year commitment and the subscription costs will be added to your regular statement.

SERVICE GUIDELINES

IF IT GROWS - IT GOES!

All yard debris such as; brush, leaves, grass clippings plant prunings, weeds, and woody materials up to 2 inches in diameter should be placed loosely in the cart.

Please do not bag anything.

Please no: ashes, bark, dirt, food items, gravel, logs, metals, plastic pots, rocks, rubber, sod, stumps, trash, or yard debris in plastic bags.

SERVICE DAY REMINDERS

Be sure the lid can shut on our your container
Place the cart out the night before you scheduled service day
Place your cart 5 feet away from other carts and obstacles
Place the wheels against the curb/driveway so the cart opens toward the street
Keep the carts out of bike lanes if possible

Not in an area where curbside is offered or a customer of SOS? Check out this brochure on Home Composting.