Organic Waste

Organic waste is comprised is any material is that comes from either plant or animal and is biodegradable. Examples include food waste and yard waste (green waste).

Holiday Tree and Wreath Collection

Natural holiday trees and wreaths will be collected on residents’ regular yard waste collection day. Trees and wreaths should be placed curbside with other yard waste.  Please remove all decorations from the tree or wreath including tinsel, wire, and any nails from the stand.  

String Lights

Working string lights can be donated to local thrift stores or brought to Orange County’s Salvage Sheds.  Non-working sting lights can be recycled at the electronics trailers at Orange County’s Waste & Recycling Centers.

Yard Waste & Loose Leaf Collection

Public Works Department provides year-round collection of yard waste and loose leaves to single family dwellings and duplexes. For more information, including collection guidelines and acceptable/unacceptable items, select the type of collection below.

Loose Leaves

Yard Waste


Food Waste

Backyard CompostingVermicompostingCompost Drop-off


Popular Resources

Find Your Collection DayHoliday Collection ScheduleRoll-out Waste Carts



Report A Solid Waste Issue

  1. Type of Solid Waste Issue
  2. Type of Cart
  3. Type of Missed Waste Collection

    Please leave your container curbside and Public Works will be back to collect your waste.

    If you have submitted this form after 3 pm, your container will be collected on the following day.

  4. Type of Missed Yard Waste
  5. Please make sure your cart is visible and easily accessible.  Public Works will repair your cart within the next 48 hours.    

  6. If your cart is deemed unrepairable and must be replaced; would you prefer to keep your old cart or have Public Works remove it?*
  7. Please provide a valid address

  8. Provide nearby intersection or GPS Coordinates if possible.  

  9. Do you wish to be contacted about this issue?*
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