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How to Get Rid of Yard Waste

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How to Dispose of Leaves

It’s spring lawn prep time! For many people, that means it’s time to get rid of yard waste to set your lawn up for growing success and plenty of family enjoyment.

How to Get Rid of Yard Waste

  1. Dispose of It. Many communities and stores offer special yard waste pickup bags, but that doesn’t mean you can just put them out with your regular trash. Ask your local municipality for special lawn waste pickup days, which often happen on specific days in the spring and fall. If you miss the designated day, there are also some drop-off locations at certain local sites where your debris is composted or chipped into mulch.
  2. Repurpose Your Waste. You can turn your waste into something purposeful for your yard. Rent a wood chipper and make your own mulch by using it on fallen branches, shrubs, and other wood debris. Wood chippers can be rented by the day, but remember to read the directions and take all safety precautions.
  3. Compost It. The nutrients that occur from your organic debris breaking down help to improve your soil quality. Composting is also a green alternative to removing your lawn waste through your waste management company. It’s great if you already have a composting area for your home. If you haven’t set one up yet, it’s a great time to do so! Once you have a composting site, you can throw kitchen scraps, coffee grounds, eggshells, and other organic matter on the compost pile.
  4. Call a junk hauling company. You can get the help of a trash-hauling service like JDog Junk Removal & Hauling. When you call us, a friendly crew of Veterans will come to remove your yard waste for you, and then disposes of it legally. They can also pick up odds and ends you’ve been meaning to toss over the years. If you’re looking for an easy way to dispose of your yard waste, contact JDog Junk Removal & Hauling by calling 844-GET-JDOG to schedule a pickup time.