Brevard County Yard Waste Guidelines
Yard waste is any vegetative
matter generated from improved real property such as leaves, grass, pine
needles or shrubbery cuttings resulting from the care of lawns or landscape
maintenance. This may include tree trimmings or removal, if done
by the homeowner; and must meet the preparation guidelines. Contractors
are responsible for hauling away all yard waste and land clearing.
Such term does not include large quantities of sod, dirt and trash from
land clearing or other materials requiring special handling.
Yard waste must meet the
Branches, limbs and palm fronds
must be reduced in size not exceeding 4 feet in length, 24 inches in diameter
and 50 pounds in weight, separated from other solid waste and placed at
your designated collection point. For larger quantities please
call waste management to arrange for pickup at 321- 636-6894
Leaves, grass clippings, pine
needles or shrubbery cuttings must be containerized in no larger than 40
gallon or less than 5 gallon galvanized metal or durable plastic garbage
NOTE: The use of any type of bags (paper or plastic)
for yard waste is prohibited.
Set your yard waste at the curb
in time for residential collection which begins at 6:00 a.m. and runs through
8:00 p.m. For Sunset Lakes yard waste is picked up on Thursdays.