Curbside Collection

Limbs and brush less than four inches in diameter are collected.

  • Place all yard waste within eight feet of the curb before 8:00 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
  • Grass clippings, leaves, and small plant trimmings must be placed in compostable paper yard waste bags or a YardCart.
  • Plastic bags are not collected because they are not compostable.
  • Limbs and brush must be:
  • Less than 4 inches in diameter
  • Less than 4 feet in length
  • Securely tied in bundles weighing less than 50 pounds
  • Christmas trees must have the following removed:
  • Plastic bags
  • Ornaments
  • Tinsel
  • Lights

Bulk Item Pick-Up
Limbs and brush greater than four inches in diameter are collected.

Composting Facility Drop-Off

  • Open to Olathe residents only, free of charge.
  • Photo ID is required as proof of residency.
  • Materials not accepted: 
  • Plastic Bags
  • Trash
  • Rock
  • Gravel
  • Dirt
  • Sod
  • Lumber
  • Free Mulch and Compost
    Olathe residents can pick up free compost and wood-chip mulch processed through Yard Waste Recycling.
  • Residents should bring a shovel and container to self-load the materials.
  • Residents should call 913-971-5178 to confirm availability of processed materials and hours of operation.

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