Yard Waste

Yard Waste & Brush (Collection on Mondays)


Fall pumpkins may be composted or included with yard waste for collection on Mondays beginning October 31.

Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are collected every Monday from December 26 through March 31). Please be sure trees are fully unadorned.

Plastic Bags

No plastic bags are accepted. Yard waste must be in paper bags or in a container to be collected, in accordance with Prince George's County regulations.

Yard Waste Examples

Yard waste consists of grass clippings, leaves, ivy and vines, and garden vegetation. Do not place yard waste on the street, curb, or gutter.

Brush Collection

Brush should be placed at the curb in piles. Limbs should not exceed 4 feet in length nor 6 inches in diameter. Brush consists of branches and limbs from shrubs or trees. Dirt, soil, etc. are not acceptable.


Bamboo is not recyclable. Bamboo must be cut to 6-foot lengths, tied into a bundle and placed at the curb on your regular trash collection day.