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Rates - Food and Yard Waste Cart

Monthly residential food and yard waste cart rates

Effective April 1, 2014.

Service Level (weekly)Curb or Alley
(per month)
Weight LimitDimensions
13-gallon (mini-can)$5.1520 pounds11"W x 12"D x 27"H
32-gallon$7.7560 pounds21"W x 23"D x 40"H
96-gallon$9.90180 pounds29"W x 34"D x 46"H
extra yard waste (per bundle)$4.9060 pounds4' x 2' x 2'

Customers changing their food and yard waste cart size more than once in a twelve month period may incur a $23.80 fee charged to their solid waste account.

Extra waste charge

A fee is charged for each additional 32-gallon container or 4 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet bundle (4' x 2' x 2') set out beside your City-provided cart. See suggestions for containers for extra yard waste. Bundles must be tied with natural fiber twine. No food waste is allowed in these extra units.

Maximum weight allowed for each extra container or bundle is 60 pounds.

Extra food waste

Food waste is allowed only in your City-provided cart. If your City-provided cart is full, you can store it for the next collection or bag it and put it in the garbage.

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