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Yard debris

Yard debris and food scraps collected curbside and at Annapolis, Guerneville, Healdsburg, and Sonoma Transfer Stations is transported to out-of-county composting facilities and recycled into compost and mulch. Note that Sonoma Garbage Collectors hauling company customers can not place meat, bones, dairy, or seafood in their curbside organics carts.

Accepted:

Eggshells

Paper plates, bowls, and napkins (no plastic or compostable plastic)

Fruit and peelings

Tea bags, coffee grounds, and paper filters

Grass clippings, leaves, and weeds

Tree trunks and branches

Landscape prunings

Vegetables and peelings

Meat, bones, dairy, and seafood *

Wood ashes (cold)

Pasta, grains, and bread
Not accepted:

Animal/pet waste

Palm fronds
BambooPampas grass
BBQ ashes (wood fireplace ashes okay)

Plastics including those labeled biodegradable or compostable

CactusPoison oak
Cooking oil and liquid waste

Sudden Oak Death infested material

Dirt, rocks, or sod

Sod

Glass

Tree stumps **

Manure (from chickens, cows, horses, etc.)

* Not all sites listed below accept all food waste.

** Tree stumps are not accepted with the Curbside Organics program. Tree stumps under 18 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length are accepted at Annapolis, Guerneville, Healdsburg, and Sonoma Transfer Stations.

Related topics:

See Curbside Services: Compost Cart
See County Refuse Disposal Sites
See Debris box for construction and demolition debris
See Home Composting

Hours listed on this page may change without notice.

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  • Other
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Locations

Annapolis Transfer Station

33549 Annapolis Rd.
Annapolis, CA 94952

NotesDrop-off and fee: recyclable yard debris and food scraps.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

Grab N' Grow Soil Products

2759 Llano Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesDrop-off and fee: yard debris, agricultural debris, vegetative cuttings, shrubs, brushes, grasses, tree trimmings, prunings, and untreated forest debris

Guerneville Transfer Station

13450 Pocket Canyon Dr./Hwy. 116
Guerneville, CA 95446

NotesDrop-off and fee: recyclable yard debris and food scraps.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

Healdsburg Transfer Station

166 Alexander Valley Rd.
Healdsburg, CA 95448

NotesDrop-off and fee: recyclable yard debris and food scraps.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule

Pacific Sanitation

590 Caletti Ave
Windsor, CA 95492

NotesDrop-off, pickup and fee: wood and yard debris.

Republic Services/Global Materials Recovery Services

3899 Santa Rosa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesDrop-off and fee: wood, pallets and yard debris.

Republic Services/Industrial Carting

3911 Santa Rosa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407

NotesPickup and fee: yard debris, pallets and wood.

Sonoma Transfer Station

4376 Stage Gulch Rd.
Sonoma, CA 94956

NotesDrop-off and fee: recyclable yard debris and food scraps.

For current rates, see Fee Schedule