Acceptable Green Waste Items
- Lawn Clippings
- Raw Wood (Natural)
Non-Acceptable Green Waste Items
- Painted Wood
- Painted Pallets
- Pressure Treated Wood
- Particle Board
- Food Waste
- Palm Fronds (and plants alike)
- Stained Wood
- Flack (big water leafs)
- Food Waste (i.e. pumpkins, apples, etc.)
Please be cautious and considerate
Arcata City Limits ProgramResidence with the city limits of Arcata garbage through Recology Arcata have standard guidelines.
48 yards of acceptable green waste per calendar year*
Account(s) must be in our systems, by address, to drop off.
To start an account:
Account holder must bring in their garbage bill and ID to show proof of account.
*You may add anyone of your choosing to your account.
**Exceed allotted yardage, $9/yd
Non-City of Arcata Resident
County LimitsGreen Waste Program: $11/yd
27 cu ft = 1 yd
202 gallons = 1 yd
Think Green Stamp CardRequirements:
- Non-City of Arcata Resident
- Pays for dump fees/business accounts