Yard Trim/Waste Collection
May 2, 2016, weekly curbside collection of yard trim/waste will be
collected year round on MONDAY ONLY! Yard trim/waste includes
grass clippings, leaves, small branches, brush and Christmas trees.
Please note, that effective January 1, 2014, residential curbside yard
waste/trim collection will no longer be accepted in plastic bags.
Residents should place their yard trim/waste loose in a collection can
or use large, yard waste paper bags. This change is in direct response
to legislation passed by the Prince George's County Council for the
purpose of amending the County Recycling Program to meet updated
recycling goals. For more information about the new yard trim/waste
trim/waste may be placed in heavy-duty paper bags, or heavy-duty trash
cans with handles and a secure lid. Cans must be clearly labeled "Yard
Waste" or "Yard Trim" to ensure collection. Cardboard boxes are not
collected curbside must not exceed 4 feet in length and 3 inches in
diameter and must be securely tied in bundles. Bundles of limbs and
bags of dry grass and leaves must weigh less than 60 pounds. Wet grass
and leaves must weigh less than 25 pounds.
the yard trim/waste is collected, it is taken to the Prince George's
County Yard Waste Composting Facility. This county-owned and operated
composting facility processes over 50,000 tons of yard trim/waste
report a missed collection or register a complaint about your yard
waste collection, please utilize the online CountyClick 3-1-1 Citizen
Service Request System or dial 3-1-1 for assistance.