Garden Debris Collection

Tuesdays, March 31 through October 27, 2020, weather permitting.

Click on this link: 2020 River Vale Recycling Calendar (PDF) which includes Garden Debris collection or click on the "Recycle Coach APP" tab to the left to utilize this new and helpful recycling tool!  


Please observe the following rules:

  • Place Garden Debris by the curb on Monday evening.
  • Do not place Garden Debris in the roadway or blocking fire hydrants.
  • Do not mix dirt, rocks, stones, asphalt or similar material with garden debris.
  • All containers shall be removed by 8:00pm on the collection day.

Garden Debris

  • Branches - Less than 2 inches in diameter in approved containers
  • Brush and Bushes - Cut to 4 foot in length and tied in bundles that are less than 50 pounds
  • Grass, in approved containers

Approved Containers

  • Trash Cans - 32 gallons or less, not to exceed 75 pounds in weight, with handles and drain holes or cover(s).
  • Bio-Degradable Paper Bag(s) - Not to exceed 50 pounds in weight, with the word “Bio-Degradable” printed on side.
  • Plastic Bags are not Approved Containers.