Acceptable Green Waste Items

  • Lawn Clippings
  • Brush
  • Raw Wood (Natural)
  • Sawdust
  • Pallets
  • Tree Limbs
  • Pine Needles
  • Fence Boards
  • Raw Lumber
Yes, we do accept stumps and rounds but they must be under 12 inches in diameter.

Unacceptable Green Waste Items

  • Paint
  • Pressure Treatment
  • Particle Board
  • Dirt
  • Soil
  • Sod
  • Food Waste
  • Pumpkins
  • apples
  • Lemons/Limes
  • Flax
  • Limbs with Fruit Attached
  • Palm Fronds (and plants alike)
  • Any Fibrous Plant
  • Bamboo
  • Plastic
  • Cardboard
  • Rock
  • Gravel
  • Paper
  • Concrete
  • Metal

Any of these items disposed in our green waste will harm our compost and break our machine. Please be cautious

Arcata City Limits Program

Residents within the city limits of Arcata with garbage service through Recology are eligible.
Guidelines: 24 yards of acceptable green waste per calendar year. No roll overs. Two authorized users are allowed per account (including account owner). Users are locked in for the calendar year once selected.
To start an account: Recology Garbage account owner must bring in a valid bill and I.D.. You must add authorized users to your account. Exceed allottment, $11/yd

Non-City of Arcata Resident

County Limits

Green Waste Program: $11/yd 27 cu ft = 1 yd 202 gallons = 1 yd
Requirements: Non-City of Arcata Resident Pays for dump fees/business accounts

Wes Green Landscape Materials is only permitted for Green Waste Disposal in the State of California. Please be courteous and don't dispose of any types of food waste (including; pumpkin, apples, lemons, limes or any food attached to branches) in our Green Waste.