Plants

How do I dispose of plants?

Find out how to properly dispose of plants (and why) by hovering over the images below.

Grass Cuttings

Grass Cuttings

Green Waste

Please do not bag grass cuttings or other green waste.

Leaves

Leaves

Green Waste

Please do not bag leaves or other green waste.

Twigs

Twigs & Small Branches

Green Waste

All content must fit within your green waste container with the lids closed.

Wood

Wood

Green Waste

Wood must NOT have any paint or hardware. All content must fit within your green waste container with the lids closed. *Painted, treated, or wood with hardware is NOT allowed in the green waste.*

Tree Bark

Tree Bark

Green Waste

Tree bark must be free of any dirt. All content must fit within your green waste container with the lids closed.

Flowers

Flowers

Green Waste

Please do not bag flowers or other green waste.

Ivy

Ivy

Green Waste

Please do not bag flowers or other green waste.

Plants

Non-Fibrous Plants

Green Waste

Please do not bag plants or other green waste. *Fibrous plants are NOT allowed (palms, succulents, agave, bamboo pampas grass, etc.)*

Wooden Corks

Wooden Corks

Green Waste

Please do not bag plants or other green waste. *Plastic corks are NOT allowed.*

Palm Fronds

Palm Fronds

Trash

Palms and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Trash

Eucalyptus is considered "poisonous vegetation", so it is not allowed with other green waste. Please place these plants in your trash container.

Oleander

Oleander

Trash

Oleander is considered "poisonous vegetation", so it is not allowed with other green waste. Please place these plants in your trash container.

Succulents

Succulents

Trash

Succulents and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container.

Ice Plant

Ice Plant

Trash

Ice plant is a type of succulent, and it is too strong for our green waste grinders, so it can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container.

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

Trash

Bird of Paradise and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Agave

Agave

Trash

Agave and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Cacti

Cacti

Trash

Cacti and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container.

Yucca

Yucca

Trash

Yucca and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Castor Bean

Castor Bean

Trash

Castor Bean plants are poisonous, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Bamboo

Bamboo

Trash

Bamboo and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.

Pampas Grass

Pampas Grass

Trash

Pampas Grass and other fibrous plants are too strong for our green waste grinders, so they can not be collected with other green waste to be mulched. Please place these plants in your trash container. All contents of your container must fit inside with the lid closed.