Can yard waste be placed in regular trash bags?

No, it is illegal to place yard waste in regular trash bags. Residents may choose one of the three options for yard waste disposal:

  • A permanent container labeled "yard waste," weighing no more than 50 pounds.
  • Biodegradable paper yard waste bags, available at area hardware, home improvement, and discount stores.
  • Blue City of Frankfort overflow bags, available at Kroger (East or West) or Pic Pac (downtown) .

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1. Can yard waste be placed in regular trash bags?
2. What can I do with my yard waste if I forget to set it out on my regular collection day?
3. When can I set out tree limbs and brush for collection?