Vierkant Disposal launched our "Go Green" organics program in the summer of 2008 for our city of Edina customers to recycle their yard waste and organic material. We are currently the only hauler in the city that accepts organics material at the curb. Customers who choose to participate in our organics program will be given the option of participating in a per bag program or our subscription program that includes an organics/yard waste cart (See Below for Pricing and details). Organics pick up does continue throughout the winter but will be bi-weekly collection.
Below are lists of what can and cannot go into yard waste and organics
For a printable version of these lists, click here.
YES (Acceptable Items):
Fruits and Vegetables
Meat, Fish, & Bones
Bread, Pasta, & Baked Goods
Paper Towels & Napkins
Paper Plates & Cups
Boxes From Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Waxed Paper (butter wraps, pastry bags,
Paper Bags (flour & sugar)
Paper Containers (remove metal handles)
Coffee Filters and Tea Bags
Tissues & Cotton Balls
Houseplant & Flower Trimmings
No (Do NOT Include These Items):
Plastics, Metal, or Glass*
Juice Boxes and Milk Cartons
Diapers & Wipes
Kitty Litter & Pet Waste
Full Vacuum Cleaner Bags
YES (Acceptable Items):
Plant and Shrub Trimmings
Sticks and Twigs
No (Do NOT Include These Items)
Pet Waste and Kitty Litter
*Note: Please continue to recycle cardboard, glass, paper, metal, and plastic
Organics and yard waste are collected weekly and are offered to our customers in Edina by a per bag program or a subscription program
Our per bag program allows customers to put out certified compostable bags of yard waste and organics and bundles of brush at the curb and be charged every time one is set out. Customers who choose this per bag program will be charged $3.00 per bag or bundle of organics and yard waste they place at the curb.
Our Subscription program is a one time cost of $102 for the entire year and you are provided a 64-gallon cart and allowed an unlimited number of bags and bundles.
All compost or yard waste not in a cart or personal can should be bagged or bundled neatly next to your cart. Vierkant Disposal no longer excepts yard waste on tarps placed at the curb for collection, tarps containing yard waste will be left at the curb. All bundles should be cut down to no longer than 4 feet in length and logs should be no larger than 5 inches in diameter. Bags of yard waste and organics should not weight over 50 pounds each.
Small piles of brush neatly piled at the curb without being tied up may also be excepted at drivers discrepancy.
For any questions about organics and yard waste pick up, for inquiries about broken carts or addition carts, or to sign up for a subscription or per-bag service, please contact us.
To report a missed pickup or a late set-out for yard waste or organics, please contact us.