Clay County yard trash update: What you need to know

Clay County gave an update Tuesday on yard trash pickup.

According to a social media post, Waste Management estimated crews completed 40% of Tuesday’s yard trash routes.

What wasn’t picked up Tuesday will be picked up Wednesday.

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Waste Management is getting help from the City of Green Cove Springs to provide additional trucks to help get track pickup back to normal.

Crews plan to work through Sunday.

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Here are some important notes to remember:

  • All yard trash should be properly prepared for normal curbside collection.

  • Keep vegetative yard trash separated from other garbage, wood, and other materials. If materials are mixed, the crews cannot pick it up.

  • Small branches, leaves, grass clippings, small yard waste piles, and palm fronds must be containerized (40 gallons or less) or bagged.

  • Containers and/or bags CANNOT exceed 50 pounds.

  • Large branches must be cut into 4-foot lengths and stacked neatly curbside.

  • WM will collect up to 5 cubic yards (4′ x 4′ x 8′) of yard waste each week.

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