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Yard Waste

The Best Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

Residential homeowners usually have large amounts of yard waste in the spring and summer seasons. Yard waste can include anything from grass clippings to fallen leaves, branches, and twigs. Disposing of these materials properly is essential for a healthy environment and a productive garden. In this post, we will discuss the best way to dispose of your yard waste and other garbage materials. Keep reading to learn more!


One way to dispose of yard waste is to start a compost pile in your backyard. Not only will this help you reduce the amount of trash going into landfills, but it will produce nutrient-rich soil that’s great for your lawn or garden. To get started, you’ll need a large bin or container with holes on the sides and bottom for good ventilation. Fill the bin with alternating “green” and “brown” materials such as kitchen scraps, grass clippings, leaves, twigs, and soil. Make sure to cover the top of your compost bin with a piece of plywood or plastic sheeting to keep moisture in and pests out. Turn the material inside the bin every few weeks and water it when necessary. After a few months, you’ll have nutrient-rich compost that’s ready to be used as fertilizer!

Curbside Pickup

If composting isn’t an option for you, many cities will offer curbside pickup for yard waste materials. This service is typically offered seasonally or on specific days each week. When using this service, you should separate your yard waste into biodegradable paper bags or trash cans for easy collection.

Call a Local Junk Removal Company 

If you have too much waste for the weekly collection day, you can easily call a local junk removal service to help you dispose of the material.  These companies will come to your house, load up the material, and haul it away for you. This is a great option for those who do not have access to a compost bin or are unable to transport their yard waste themselves.

Rent a Dumpster Bin

Finally, you can rent a dumpster bin to easily dispose of your yard waste. This is an especially useful option if you have a lot of material to get rid of. You’ll need to do some research on local dumpster rental companies, as they vary in terms of size and price. Once the bin is delivered, you can fill it up with your yard waste and have it taken away when it is full. Diamond Disposal provides full-service junk removal and bin rentals for the St. Marys and Stratford area.

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