Recology Ashland offers compostable bags for your leaves. Call 541.482.1471 to make your payment by phone and arrange pickup. Inquiries may also be directed to The biodegradable bags are $14.50 for a set of five bags, which include free curbside pickup. Each bag is nearly three feet tall and can hold up to 35 pounds of leaves.

The compostable bags, for leaves only, will be picked up on regular garbage collection/green debris and recycling days. Customers who do not pay for Green Debris service will need to contact Recology Ashland to schedule the pickup of their bags. Any leftover bags can be used at any point in the year.

Recology will host three free leaf collection events in 2021. Sunday, November 21st, and Sunday, December 12th at Ashland’s Valley View Transfer Station on 3000 N. Valley View Road, 9 am – 4 pm. On Saturday, December 4th at Talent City Hall on 110 E. Main Street, from 10 am – 3 pm. Please arrive with your identification and be prepared to empty your bags of leaves yourself and take your bags back home with you.

Recology, the City of Ashland, and the City of Talent thank you for taking advantage of these leaf composting opportunities.