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City of Pleasant Hill

Posted on: March 10, 2021

Compost It! Season Begins April 7th

Cart-Compost-Bag-Store Brand-sticker


Compost Season – Wednesday, April 7 to Wednesday, Nov. 24


        Four Ways to Participate

  1. Compost It! Bags - No Sticker Required
  2. Generic or store brand bags – Compost It! sticker required for each bag – Stickers $1.50 ea.
  3. Brush bundles – No more than 18 inches in diameter & no more than 4 feet long.  Sticker $1.50 ea.

Yard Cart Program

Residents have the option to use a convenient 96-gallon cart, which holds the equivalent of 3 compost bags.  

FIRST–TIME PARTICIPANTS – Enroll through City Hall /262-9368, 5160 Maple Drive, Ste. A, Pleasant Hill


• First year: Cart $53 + Sticker $105 = $158 full season. (The first season prorated based on month program purchased)

• $105 to purchase an annual sticker thereafter. Renew at City Hall or on-line via Metro Waste Authority’s website at  Your sticker will promptly be mailed to you.

• Season runs from the first Wednesday in April through the last Wednesday in November in Pleasant Hill.

• Weekly collection on garbage day.  Set at the curb at least 3 feet from garbage & recycling carts.

For more information, including a how-to video, visit or call 515-244-0021.

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