Fall has come and gone in Grand Rapids and now with all of the leaves dead and on the ground that also means that Yard Waste pickup will be coming to an end soon.

Credit: City of Grand Rapids via Facebook
Credit: City of Grand Rapids via Facebook

The City of Grand Rapids wants residents to know that time is running out to have their yard waste picked up.

Time's Ticking: Grand Rapids Yard Waste Pickup Ending Saturday

On Wednesday the City of Grand Rapids shared on social media that Yard Waste pickup is ending this Saturday, December 9th.

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Grand Rapids Yard Waste Allowed and Not Allowed

The city of Grand Rapids says that the following items are allowed and not allowed for yard waste.

Yard Waste includes:

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Brush
  • Twigs (less than two inches in diameter)
  • Garden Plants

Yard Waste does not include:

  • Sod
  • Dirt
  • Stones
  • Broken concrete
  • Trees
  • Tree limbs
  • Logs
  • Railroad Tires
  • Stumps
  • Animal feces and dead animals

Where Can You Drop Off Yard Waste After This Weekend?

The City of Grand Rapids offers residents a drop-off site for yard waste.

You can drop off leaves, brush, and tree branches at 2001 Butterworth SW.

This service is offered to Grand Rapids residents only, so bring ID for proof of residence.

Yard waste must be loose or in a paper bag. Plastic bags are not allowed.

Grand Rapids Compost Site Hours of Operation

The winter hours for the compost drop-off site during the winter is
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

For more information about yard waste pickup

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