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Residential Yard Waste Collection

Novak Sanitary's Yard Waste Service runs from April 1 - November 30.

Novak offers two Yard Waste service options for South Dakota residential trash customers in these areas:

  • Brandon
  • Harrisburg
  • Sioux Falls
  • Tea
Image of person placing big handful of leaves inside yard waste bin.

Residential Yard Waste Collection Service Options

To start yard waste service, call 605-338-7126 or email us.

Option 1 - Weekly Yard Waste Service

To start this weekly service, Novak trash customers must call the Novak customer service team to schedule the delivery of a 95 gallon yard waste cart.

  • For previous customers with a cart, service automatically starts the week of April 1
  • Weekly pickup occurs on the same day as your trash pickup day
  • Have cart ready for pickup by 6:00 a.m.
  • Additional yard waste must be put inside Kraft-type paper bags (plastic bags prohibited)

Option 2 - On-Call Yard Waste Service

For your convenience, we offer an on-call yard waste service based on the cost per bag. A special yard waste truck will be scheduled to service your home so customers must call the Novak office by noon the business day before pickup (which is the same day as your normal trash day pickup)

  • This service is available to existing Novak residential trash customers in select areas only
  • On-Call service requires a minimum of 2 (compostable) bags out by 6:00 a.m.
  • Yard waste must be placed inside Kraft-type paper bags, no cart provided
  • Yard waste pickup occurs on the same day as your trash pickup day
  • Customer must call Novak office at 605-338-7126 by noon the business day before pickup


Kraft paper bags used in on-call yard waste service.
Customer supplied Kraft paper bags (no plastic bags allowed)

Acceptable Items

  • Flowers
  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Pine needles
  • Soft organic garden material
  • Straw

Unacceptable Items

  • Branches & twigs
  • Garbage or Trash
  • Pet waste
  • Pine cones
  • Plastic bags
  • Wood waste