BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Residents of unincorporated Brevard County whose yard waste is piled high at the curb and is being overlooked during normally scheduled week-day pickups can resolve that issue with a simple phone call. Yard waste piles that exceed normal pickup standards – four-feet in length, 24 inches in diameter and 50 pounds in weight – must be called in to Waste Management for scheduled pickup in unincorporated areas.
Waste Management should be contacted for service for large, loose yard waste piles -- also known as clam truck piles -- and for bulky waste, which is anything too large to fit into a garbage cart, such as furniture. A yard waste piles requires a clam truck if it is over 3 cubic yards, which is about the size of the bed of a full-size pickup truck. Clam piles are schedules and routed for service within three business days of the resident's regular containerized yard waste day.
Here is important information regarding Yard Waste, Mulching and Composting:
Yard waste is any vegetative matter generated from improved real property such as leaves, grass, pine needles or shrubbery cuttings resulting from the care of lawns or landscape maintenance. This may include tree trimmings or removal, if done by the homeowner; and must meet the preparation guidelines. Contractors are responsible for hauling away all yard waste and land clearing.
Yard waste must meet the following guidelines: