These items can go in your cart

  • Tree trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Grass Clippings
  • Garden Residue
  • Landscape Debris, including tree trunks, stumps, limbs and shrubs
  • Food scraps, including dairy, meat, and bones
  • Paper Towels and Napkins
  • Coffee filters
  • Food-soiled cardboard with NO TAPE
  • Other organic materials


Do not dispose of these in your cart

  • Plastic bags or bottles
  • Fruit stickers
  • Wax or plastic lined paper cups
  • Cork
  • Glossy paper materials
  • Biosolids, biosolid derived products, animal manure, or sewage
  • Rocks
  • Gypsum waste
  • Treated wood
  • Pet waste
  • Vactor wastes
  • Noxious Weeds*
  • Bamboo
  • Clean or untreated wood


Material Price
Commercial Food Waste $98.00/ton + $14.45 Regulatory Sort Fee per ton

Residential Co-mingled Yard Waste/Food Scraps

$68.00/ton + $14.45 Regulatory Sort Fee per ton
Yard Waste/Land-clearing $56.00/ton
Sod (no dirt) $56.00/ton
Residential Yard Waste (not compacted) $30.00/yard 
Fill Dirt $13.50/yard
Chipped Wood (trees & branches; not urban wood) $12.00/yard


All inbound loads charged by weight will be assessed an “Energy Recovery Fee” based on a set fuel cost index. This fee will be a certain percentage of the total cost of each load and will fluctuate monthly as fuel prices fluctuate. Example: October 2015 = 5.6%

Cedar Grove reserves the right to reject any load that appears to have contamination in excess of acceptable levels to meet the standards established by WAC 173-350.

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*For a list of all Noxious Weeds view the King County Noxious Weeds page.

If you are planning on dropping off organic waste at one of our facilities, please use these guidelines to estimate the amount of materials your truck can haul: 

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