The BPU operates a seasonal Yard Waste Site for residential Solid Waste customers.
- Located at 1001 Monroe St., on the dead-end off 8th St. Click for map
- The Site is open seasonally from spring to fall on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Hours of Operation
- Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. effective 4/14/18 – 11/10/18
- Wednesdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. effective 5/2/18 – 9/26/18
- The Yard Waste Site is restricted to use by BPU Solid Waste customers only.
- Solid Waste Rates pay for operation of the Site.
- Contractors are not permitted to use the site.
- The site accepts leaves, grass clippings and brush.
- A list of acceptable yard waste is attached to the sticker.
- Metal, lumber, wood, tires, drywall and other construction materials will not be accepted.
- Large items such as couches, living room chairs and mattresses are not accepted. Pick-up should arranged by contacting the Garbage Hotline.
- For more information, contact the BPU Garbage Hotline at 661-1651 at any time of year.
- Customers who want to use the Site must display a BPU Yard Waste Site sticker on the rear driver side window of their vehicles.
- The window stickers are free-of-charge to BPU Solid Waste residential customers.
- Only one sticker will be provided for each customer account.
- A yellow 2017-2018 sticker is required and is available at the BPU Customer Service Office, 92 Steele St. during normal BPU office hours.
- If you trade in your car with your sticker on it, you must provide proof from the car dealer before you may request a new sticker.
- Use of the window stickers allow BPU employees to identify BPU Solid Waste residential customers.
- Ensuring that non-BPU customers are not using the site, helps reduce the cost of the service to our customers.
Want to Avoid Transporting Yard Waste to the Site Yourself?
- The BPU Customer Service Office sells packs of four (4) 30-gallon biodegradable yard waste bags for $12 per pack.
- The price includes pickup of the bags at your home, either one at a time or all at once.
- Bag pick-up may be scheduled by calling the BPU Garbage Hotline at 661-1651 by 3 p.m. Monday for Tuesday morning collection.