WHAT IS YARD WASTE?
Yard waste (sometimes called green waste) consists of yard trimmings, grass clippings, leaves and/or small branches pruned from trees.
DISTRICT COMPOSTING PROGRAM
Open to all residents and businesses of Benton County.
Brush, limbs, or tree trunks max. 10” diameter (root balls and tree stumps are not accepted)
Source-separated leaves consisting of leaves only with no other materials co-mingled
Source-separated grass consisting of grass clippings only with no other materials co-mingled
Mixed yard waste consisting of a mixture of brush, leaves, and/or grass clippings.
Yard waste must be free of all other items including trash, metal, bags, lumber, etc.
CITIZENS ARE REQUIRED TO UNLOAD OWN DROP OFF MATERIAL. District staff cannot assist with unloading. Bring all the help you need to unload.
Download a flyer with location, hours, and prices here.
ECO VISTA COMPOSTING PROGRAM
Waste Management’s Eco Vista Landfill in Tontitown accepts grass, leaves, and branches up to 2″ in diameter. Sort leaves and grass separately from branches, sticks, and brush. A disposal fee will apply. For more information, please contact Waste Management at (479) 306-7875.
CITIZENS OF BENTONVILLE
The City of Bentonville accepts grass and leaves and limbs and branches up to 24″ in diameter and 8′ long, from citizens of Bentonville ONLY. For more information about the drop-off program, please visit the City of Bentonville’s Composting Facility website or contact the City Administration office at (479) 271-5954.
CITIZENS OF ROGERS
The City of Rogers accepts branches, brush, limbs, leaves & grass from citizens of Rogers ONLY. For more information about the drop-off program, please visit their website for current information.
Citizens who live inside a municipality may have curbside green waste collection available through your waste hauling company. Additional fees may apply. Please contact your waste hauler or City administration office directly for information.
Citizens may also choose to compost yard waste materials in a backyard compost pile or container. Please visit the U of A Cooperative Extension Composting Resources webpage for guides about setting up your own compost system.
Citizens in rural areas may be able to get a permit from the County to burn green waste. (A burn permit is required; contact the County’s Central Communication department at (479) 271-1005 for information.)