Residential Yard Waste Program

Recology Vallejo Green Waste Cart Recology Vallejo has provided you with a green 96-gallon container to use for yard waste. All yard waste must be in the 96-gallon green cart. Our automated collection trucks are not able to pick up any other type of container.

Yard waste carts are serviced on a weekly basis on your regular pick-up day.
Acceptable Green Waste Materials
Only place green waste materials into your green container!
Accepted Yard Waste
  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Tree and shrub prunings
  • Weeds
Important Green Waste Notes!
  • Tree and shrub prunings must be cut small enough to fit inside the container. We do not accept bundled branches.
  • Container lids must be closed.

Unacceptable Green Waste Materials
Please do not place the following materials into your green container!
Construction Debris
  • Concrete, rocks, dirt, asphalt
Electronic / Universal Waste
  • Televisions, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury switches
Garbage
  • Un-recyclable items
Household Hazardous Waste
  • Paints, solvents, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, used syringes
Organic Material
  • Food scraps, animal feces or manure, painted or treated lumber, plywood or particle board
Recyclable Material
  • Recyclable glass, metal, paper and plastic