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Yard Waste

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The City of Gillette's Yard Waste Curbside Collection Program will begin Monday, April 1, 2019, and will run through Friday, November 29, 2019.

The Yard Waste Drop-Off Center will open on: Monday, April 1, 2019 and will run through Wednesday, November 27th, 2019.

Hours of operation:
Monday through Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays.

Tuesday, August 27th through Sunday, September 1st: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day): 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note: The City's drop-off site is open to the public provided participants follow the Drop-off Site guidelines (listed below.)

Curbside Collection:

Fee for the curbside collection of yard waste will be $9.60 per month per rollout for 7 months of service (April through November). Additional pickups will be $9.60 for each additional pickup. Call Customer Service at 686-5206 to sign up.

The curbside collection of yard waste is an opt-in program where homeowners receive, on a voluntary basis by subscription only, 96 gallon roll-outs. The roll-outs are tan in color and heat stamped Yard Waste so that homeowners will know what to put in the roll-out. The tan Yard Waste roll-outs are for only the following: grass clippings, leaves, and woody materials (limbs, brush, and branches). No trash, sod, dirt, or sand should be placed in the roll-out.

Please be careful to not overload the roll-out. The roll-out maximum capacity is 300 pounds. Also, the lid must be able to shut.



Place loose material in roll-out

Don't bag material placed in roll-out

Limbs and branches 2 inches in diameter or less

Don't put limbs larger than 2 inches in diameter

Limbs and branches 36 inches in length or less

Don't put limbs longer than 36 inches in length

Grass clippings



Dirt or Sand

Limbs, brush, branches

Tree trunks

Close lid

Overload or overfill roll-out


For quick and easy guidelines plus answers to your questions, check out the FAQ's.

Solid Waste division will service the containers weekly. The schedule will consist of Yard Waste Collection Day being the same day as your trash day. Please remember, Yard Waste Collection is now every week! 

Materials collected curbside will be taken to the City of Gillette’s Yard Waste Drop-Off site which is adjacent to the Waste Water Treatment Plant located at 3101 S. Garner Lake Road.

Drop-Off Site:

Participants with a Yard Waste Roll-out are asked to transport tree trimmings exceeding 2 inches in diameter and 36 inches in length plus other large bulky items to the City site. There is no fee to bring materials to the drop-off site.


Citizens who choose not to participate in the curbside program are asked to transport their Yard Waste materials to the City of Gillette’s Drop-Off site which is adjacent to the Waste Water Treatment Plant located at 3101 S. Garner Lake Road. There is no cost to drop off yard waste.

Citizens can also take yard waste to the Campbell County Landfill. There is a fee per ton to dispose yard waste at the landfill.

Hours of operation:    Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays.
    Drop-Off Center Guidelines:

  1. Customers are responsible for unloading their vehicles
  2. Yard waste only; NO TRASH
  3. Please place materials in their designated areas
  4. Place plastic bags in one of the dumpsters located on-site
  5. No sod, dirt, sand or stones
  6. Exercise caution when driving in the drop-off center