|Diablo Yard Waste Service|
Yard Waste Service Provided by VWM
OK for Recycling
|Flower cuttings||House Plants||Weeds|
|Flowers||Lawn clippings||Wood Chips|
|Garden trimmings||Prunings||Yard Waste|
|Tree twigs and branches 6 inches or less
diameter and 4 feet or less in length
Not ACCEPTABLE in your yard waste cart
or on-call yard waste cleanup:
|Collection is WEEKLY on the same day as your garbage service.|
|Be sure all materials fit inside the cart with lid closed.|
|Carts must be placed at the curb the night before or by 6 a.m. on your collection day.|
|Emptied carts must be stored on your property out of public view.|
|No garbage or non-organic materials including recyclables like plastics, glass, metal and paper in your green cart.|
|Rocks and concrete, sod and dirt|
|Large tree trunks and stumps greater than 6 inches in diameter or more than 4 feet in length|
|Palm fronds or bamboo|
|Poison oak/poison ivy|
|Pet waste or manure|
Lots of Yard Waste Every Week?
If you routinely have more than 64 gallons of yard waste per week, you can request a 96-gallon green cart or an extra 64-gallon green cart for a fee. For details call Valley Waste Management (VWM) at 925-935-8900.
On-Call Recycling and Yard Waste Cleanups
Wondering what to do with all your moving boxes? Or extra yard clippings?
Schedule an on-call recycling-only cleanup!
Valley Waste Management provides on-call recycling-only cleanups at no extra charge.
What to Do
To request the service, call 925-603-1144, and press 2 to arrange an appointment.
You will then be sent a yellow postcard containing detailed instructions.
You can recycle a maximum of 2 cubic yards (about fourteen 32-gallon bags or similar sized bundles) of recyclable paper products and/or yard clippings.
Bag or bundle these materials separately. Do not use your carts. Branches must be 4 feet or less in length. Also, no single limb can be more than 6" in diameter. No bundle can weigh more than 30 pounds.
Place extra yard waste and recyclable paper at the curb before 6 a.m. on the day of your scheduled appointment or the night before.