Yard waste must be placed in rubbish cans, plastic trash bags or paper yard waste bags. These materials will be collected by Rumpke with your regular rubbish. Please note that contractors are responsible for the removal of yard waste they create.
Examples of yard waste: grass clippings, ornamental grasses, flowers, plants, leaves, weeds. Reminder: ornamental grasses must be tied, bundled and placed next to rubbish for collection.
Brush (collected by Service Dept.)
The Westlake Service Department will only pick up branches and tree limbs under the following conditions. Please note that contractors are responsible for the removal of all branches and shrubs they cut.
4 foot by 2 foot bundles, maximum spread of 2 feet, maximum 50 pounds
Larger size branches, limbs or logs, 3 inches or more in diameter, must be cut into shorter lengths, stacked in a pile, and not exceeding 50 pounds
Single branches must not exceed 4 feet in length
Placed on tree-lawn, bundles parallel to curb, ends in same direction, separated away from rubbish and recycling
Place on tree lawn by 6 a.m. on your regular scheduled collection day
Collection may be delayed depending on volume of brush to be collected
All thorns and/or pricker branches must be bundled
Remove all metal, wire, nails, roots and dirt
Do not mix any other rubbish, yard waste, or other materials with the brush
Cans may be used if they contain brush only, are clearly marked "brush" and separated away from rubbish and recycling
Maximum can weight of 50 pounds
Maximum container size of 32 gallons
Please label cans "brush"
Bundles must be tied securely with rope, twine, or nylon.
Brush bundled with metal wire, cords, or cable will not be collected.
Please note that contractors are responsible for the removal of all yard waste and brush they create.