Unlimited Spring Yard Waste Service Begins April 3 for Eligible EWSU Residential Customers 


Unlimited Spring Yard Waste Service Begins April 3 for Eligible EWSU Residential Customers 

(EVANSVILLE, IN) – Now that spring has arrived it is time to clear away leaves and debris, trim trees and prune bushes to get the yard ready for summer. To accommodate the extra yard waste, Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) will offer the annual Spring Yard Waste Service during the first four full weeks in April.

Stating Monday, April 3, and continuing through Friday, April 28, Republic Services will pick up unlimited bags or containers of yard waste from eligible EWSU customers at no extra charge.

How it Works

  • Republic Services, the contractor for the City’s trash and recycling services, will pick up unlimited bags, containers, or bundles of yard waste on the day of your regular trash collection.
  • Yard waste must be properly contained in plastic bags or tied in bundles no more than 4 feet long and 2 feet in diameter weighing less than 50 pounds, or loose in containers weighing less than 50 pounds.
  • Yard waste must be placed next to your City trash cart.
  • No special bags are required. The yard waste will be taken to the landfill.

What is Allowed

  • Spring Yard Waste Service is for organic yard waste like leaves, grass clippings, hedge and tree trimmings, garden plants and garden trimmings.

Who is Eligible

  • Spring Yard Waste Service is available to City residents who pay for trash service with their EWSU water and sewer bill. Apartment complexes, mobile home communities, businesses, commercial customers and County residents are not eligible.

NOTE: Republic Services will accept extra yard waste placed curbside next to the City-issued trash cart onlyduring the annual four-week Spring Yard Waste Service period April 3 – 28. EWSU residential customers may put yard waste inside the regular 96-gallon trash cart throughout the year.

More information on the Spring Yard Waste Service is available at ewsu.com. Click Trash & Recycling for a link to the seasonal Yard Care Collection.

About EWSU

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility (EWSU) provides high-quality, safe and dependable water and sewer services to more than 63,000 customers in Vanderburgh County and parts of Gibson, Posey and Warrick counties. EWSU maintains more than 1,000 miles of water lines, 800 miles of sewer lines, 6,100 hydrants, eight water storage facilities, two wastewater treatment plants and one water filtration plant. The utility also manages the City’s street sweeping and trash and recycling contracts. EWSU meets or exceeds all state and federal Safe Drinking Water Act standards while protecting land and water resources for future generations.