Yard Waste Disposal/Clean Green

Free Yard Waste Disposal


Free yard waste disposal is available to the residents of the City of Cheney at the Recycling Facility at 100 Anderson Road. These Yard Waste Disposal bins are available to City of Cheney residents from March to November, weather permitting.

Curbside Yard Waste Service


City of Cheney residents can choose to participate in our curbside yard waste pickup program. The City provides you with a 64 gallon green cart to be used for curbside pickup of yard waste. This service runs from April 1st through October 31st of each year.

Yard waste carts are emptied every Monday for the entire city. There is a fee of $12 per month fee that will be added to your utility bill. During the months that the service is inactive, simply keep your yard waste cart in storage for the next year.

Acceptable Yard Waste Materials


  • Brush, prunings
  • Small branches less than 4 feet long
  • Grass clippings, leaves,
  • Pine needles, pinecones
  • Weeds (except herbicide tainted material)
All of the above materials must be removed from bags before being placed in bin or cart.

Unacceptable Materials


  • Pet waste
  • Rocks, concrete
  • Scrap metal
  • Plastic, paper
  • Household garbage

Commercial Use


Commercial landscape businesses are required to obtain an annual commercial landscape permit for the disposal of yard waste collected within the city limits only. The commercial landscape business must also have a current City of Cheney Business License.  The commercial landscape permit can be obtained through the Public Works Department.