Yard waste recycling begins Saturday, March 6

Published on Wed, Feb 24, 2010
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Beginning Saturday, March 6, 2010, Bellingham and Whatcom County citizens can bring their residential yard waste to the corner of Lakeway and Woburn streets on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The fee for disposal of residential yard waste at the transfer station is $4 per load.

Acceptable yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves and garden trimmings, shrub and hedge trimmings and limbs less than 7 feet long and 8 inches in diameter.

The center will not accept contractor or commercial loads, rocks, garbage, roots or root balls, lumber, construction or land clearing debris, hazardous materials or sod.

Materials accepted at the site are processed and converted to compost.

For more information, visit www.cob.org/services/environment/recycling.aspx or call Bellingham Public Works at 778-7700.