Yard Waste Collection

Dial 311 or (301) 883-4748

NOTICE:  EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014

 YARD WASTE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED IN PLASTIC BAGS

Weekly curbside collection of yard waste is year round. Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, small branches, brush and Christmas trees. For more information about yard waste collection, dial 311.

Yard trim must be placed in heavy-duty paper bags or re-usable trash cans  with handles and a secure lid. Cans must be clearly marked YARD WASTE / YARD TRIM for collection . Cardboard boxes are not acceptable containers.

Limbs collected curbside must not exceed four (4) feet in length and three (3) inches in diameter and must be securely tied in bundles. Bundles of limbs and bags of dry grass and leaves must weigh less than 60 pounds. Wet grass and leaves must weigh less than 25 pounds.

Once the yard waste is collected, it is taken to the Prince George's County Yard Waste Composting Facility. This County-owned and operated composting facility processes over 50,000 tons of yard waste annually.

To report a missed collection or register a complaint about your yard waste collection, please utilize the online County Click 311 Citizen Service Request System or dial 311 for assistance.