Yard Waste

Yard Waste

The following companies/agencies accept yard waste. Please call directly for details:

  • Local Municipalities: many municipalities offer Fall curbside leaf collection and curbside collection of other yard waste. Call your town hall if you are unsure what municipal service are available.
  • Local Waste Hauler or Disposal Service: call your local service provider to find out if yard waste recycling service is available.
  • Michiana Metal and Scrap Recycling: 800 Carberry Road, Niles. 269-687-5865. Drop-off volume based fee. 
  • Orchard Hill Landfill: 3290 Henessey Rd., Watervliet Twp. 463-5588. Drop-off volume based fee.
  • Southeast Berrien County Landfill: (compost site) 1540 Mayflower Rd., Niles. 695-2500. Drop-off grass & leaves FREE for residents in 5 participating municipalities. Other materials at volume based fee. 
  • Watson’s Tree Service: 2953 E. Detroit Rd. (Route 60), Niles. 683-5305. Drop-off volume based fees. 

-Michigan law prohibits leaves, grass clippings, garden debris, shrubbery, brush or tree trimmings less than 4 feet in length and 2 inches in diameter from being disposed of in landfills.

-GRASSCYCLING simply means leaving your grass clippings on the lawn when you mow. Grasscycling will save you time not having to handle the bag and will provide a natural nitrogen fertilizer to your lawn.

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