Residential yard waste can be dealt with in three ways:
Residents can build their own compost piles or bins to deal with yard debris and food waste. To learn more about composting, click the link to the left.
Customers of Sanitary Service Company (SSC) and Nooksack Valley Disposal can arrange to have yard debris picked up with their regular recycling and garbage service.
The table below lists the Whatcom County facilities that accept various types of yard waste. Some of these facilities require a fee based on the amount of refuse being disposed.
Find out about when and where yard waste burning is allowed on the Planning an Development Outdoor Burning webpage.