Yard and Logwood Waste


Permissions
The disposal of yard waste and logwood waste is now permitted Monday through Thursday and Saturday when the facility is in need of materials.

Definitions
Yard Waste - Grass clippings, leaves, small branches less than 4 inches in diameter and no longer than 6 feet in length
Logwood Waste - Any tree-log over 4 inches in diameter and no longer than 6 feet in length

Guidelines for Disposal of Acceptable Materials
~ Any logwood waste over 20 inches in diameter must be cut into 16" lengths and dumped in a separate designated location
~ Treated or painted lumber, building materials, root balls/stumps, dirt, metal, glass or other trash is strictly prohibited - the         entire load will be rejected if any excluded materials are mixed into the load

Notifications
~ The Compost Facility may close when muddy conditions are present or when there is a surplus of yard and logwood waste         allowed under the Operating Plan
~ To the extent possible, the facility manager will post notification on a weekly basis at the facility entrance when commercial     materials will not be accepted
~ Every effort will be made to provide a schedule regarding the acceptance of commercial materials
~ The facility manager reserves the right to change the status of material acceptance without advance notice
~ Email notifications are available by registering an email address with the attendant


Tipping Fees  
~ The City of Hot Springs does not charge city residential users and customers of the Hot Springs Municipal Wastewater          Utility for disposal of yard and logwood waste at the facility
~ Proof of residence will require a valid Arkansas driver's license or Arkansas State ID with a name and address matching a                copy of a recent Municipal Utilities wastewater billing statement
~ Beginning June 1, 2017, a fee per load of yard waste and logwood waste will be collected by the facility from commercial        operators and non-Municipal Utilities wastewater customers based on the following schedule
$ 10 2 – 4 cubic yard capacity pickup truck / 12 foot trailer or less
$ 20 5 – 10 cubic yard capacity trucks / trailers
$ 25 12 – 20 cubic yard capacity dump trucks / trailers
$ 35 22 – 30 cubic yard capacity dump trucks / trailers
$ 50
32 – 50 cubic yard capacity dump trucks / trailers
~ Previously ground wood waste may qualify for a 50% reduced Tipping Fee rate - see manager