Leaf & Yard Waste Collection Runs for Two Weeks Beginning April 5


The City of Whitewater – Department of Public Works will collect leaf and yard waste the:

  • Week of April 5 – April 9, 2021
  • Week of April 12 – April 16, 2021

*Dates may be subject to change in the event we experience accumulating snow during this time.

Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, and yard and garden debris. Yard waste must be bagged in 30 gallon or smaller biodegradable, clear or transparent bags only. Yard waste will not be collected if not property bagged or placed in non-transparent or black bags. The City offers Bio-Bags in the fall only at the Finance Department.

Please place your bagged yard waste on the curb no earlier than Saturday, April 3, (for collection beginning on April 5) and April 10, (for collection beginning on April 12). All bags must be brought to the curb for final collection on April 16, by 6:00 a.m. After April 16, bags will not be collected by City staff.

Residents may also use the compost site to dispose of leaf and yard waste. The compost site will open for the season on Saturdays, starting April 3, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and on Wednesdays beginning April 7, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Residents requesting brush collection should call 473-0560 to make an appointment for pick up on Tuesdays.

NOTICE: City Ordinance Chapter 12.08 – Street Obstructions, Section: 12.08.010 – Residents are prohibited from depositing any yard waste debris on right of ways other than City of Whitewater designated days.

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