Yard Debris Program

The City of Junction City has implemented a curbside yard debris program for a nominal monthly fee. The gray 95-gallon yard debris  carts are picked up every other week (non-recycle week) on garbage day. The yard debris is then transported to Lane Forest where it is composted.

What's allowed?

Any organic matter cut above ground is accepted.

This includes:

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Plants/Shrubs
  • Fallen fruit
  • Branches smaller than 2-feet in diameter
  • Pruning/clippings
                  ...if it grows, it goes.


What's NOT allowed?

Anything else.

This includes:

  • Dirt
  • Household waste
  • Sod
  • Bark mulch
  • Branches larger than 2-feet in diameter
  • Animal feces
  • Plastic bags


Please contact Public Works with any questions at (541)998-3125.