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Yard Waste Collection
Curbside yard waste collection will occur:
- in the spring
- in the fall
Spring yard waste collection will begin immediately and carry through until May 8, 2020. The City will collect yard waste and bundled branches/ brush twice throughout the city limits within this time period. Yard waste must be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 AM on May 8, 2020. All yard waste shall be placed in biodegradable and/ or compostable paper bags and must not weigh more than fifty (50) pounds. Unapproved containers, including plastic bags, will not be picked up for collection.
Bundled branches and brush must meet the following guidelines:
• Tied in bundles no longer than three (3) feet.
• Bundles are placed parallel with the curb.
• Bundles weigh less than fifty (50) pounds.
The compost site, located off of Oakwood Ave, will open on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Hours of operation are Tuesdays from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
All yard waste deposited at the compost site in anything other than biodegradable and/ or compostable paper bags must be removed from the bag or container.
Please contact Department of Public Works with questions at 517-264-4888.
Residents may take yard waste to the Adrian Compost Site from May to December.
Yard waste placed at curbside must be in biodegradable and/or compostable paper bags and may not weigh more than 50 lbs. Unapproved containers, including plastic bags or yard waste left loose will not be collected.
Yard waste includes: grass clippings, leaves, garden debris, small branches less than 1/4”inch diameter, and shrubbery. Note: It is against city ordinance to rake/blow leaves into the streets or leave them loose at the curb.
Please see bundled brush and branch specifications for pick up of branches larger than 1/4 inch diameter.
Questions? Contact the Department of Public Works at 517-264-4888.
The city will collect bundled brush during curbside yard waste collection in the spring and in the fall.
Brush/branches must be tied in bundles no longer than 3 feet,no larger than 12 inches in diameter, and should not weigh over 50 pounds.
Brush/Branches will NOT be accepted in bags, boxes or any other containers. Please place bundles of brush parallel with the curb.
Special brush pickups, due to weather events, will be conducted at the discretion of the Parks & Engineering Director.
Please contact the Parks & Forestry Department with questions regarding bundled brush pick up at 517-264-4876.