At this time, the Sanitation Department is not accepting new customers into the yard waste program. Please check back after March 1, 2024 for availability.
Yard Waste Program
The Sanitation Department, in partnership with the Bannock County Solid Waste Division, operates a yard waste-only composting program each year beginning the first full week in April and continuing through the last full week of November.
Cost See our Utility Rates. Lost or intentionally damaged carts will be assessed a cart replacement fee.
96-Gallon Yard Waste Cart
One-time additional pickups may be requested for a fee per cart per pickup. Additional pickups must be requested by 10:00 a.m. for same-day service.
Contaminated carts may be requested for one-time additional pickup for a fee per cart per pickup.
Cart cleaning may be requested for $20.00 per cart.
Collection Schedule Yard waste carts are collected once per week, beginning the first full week of April through the last full week of November on the same day as garbage collection. Place carts out on the curb no earlier than 6:00 p.m. the day before and no later than 7:00 a.m. on collection day to ensure collection.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED
Grass Clippings Leaves
Weeds Garden Trimmings
NO Tree Limbs NO Branches
NO Christmas Trees
NO Kitchen Waste NO Food Waste
NO Coffee Grounds NO Pet/Animal Waste
NO "Compostable Packaging" or Bags
NO Paper Products NO Trash
What You Need to Know
The Yard Waste Program…
Is available the first full week of April through the last full week of November.
Is a curbside weekly pick-up service on the same day as garbage collection.
Provides a 96-gallon green autocart with a brown lid.
Is voluntary and can be requested by calling the Sanitation Department.
Service is provided April through November and billed through the City of Pocatello utility bill.