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Yard Waste Recycling Columbus, Ohio

It’s Not Just Our Plants That Are Green


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Kurtz Bros. has worked for more than 20 years with industry leaders to develop processes and procedures that take various waste materials and provide a beneficial reuse, or ‘green’ alternative, to landfilling. Our approach has been to innovate and develop technologies that give us the ability to accept these materials in a coordinated way, ensuring we meet all regulatory requirements. Our consulting services include support to the generators and haulers to help manage the waste with logistics and transportation.

Each Kurtz Bros. Central Ohio store provides a place for homeowners and landscapers to drop off their yard trimmings. The yard waste is recycled and used in our premium bulk mulches, soils and composts.

We invite all Franklin County residents to drop off their yard trimmings at no charge. We recommend cutting down oversized logs and branches that are longer than 8 ft. and wider than 1 ft.  Any oversized materials will be charged by the ton. Yard waste does not need to be bundled but can be in paper yard waste bags.

Professional landscapers are required to pay a small fee to drop off yard waste. We charge for all yard waste, sod & edgings, and oversized logs and branches by the ton. Pallets and woodchips are always free; however, we ask all landscapers and tree trimmers to separate yard waste from sod and woodchips from logs.

We request that all customers weigh in on our scale before they drop off any yard trimmings, and weigh back out after they have finished. Any customer who is required to pay will need to visit the office inside or via the drive-through.

We Do Not Accept Plastics

Yard waste loads must be free of contamination such as plastic and metal.  Sod must be kept separate from other yard waste.  KB reserves the right to refuse any load that is contaminated or comingled with sod.

Logs and branches are considered oversized when they are longer than 8 ft. and wider than 1 ft. in diameter.

What We Take:
  • Tree Branches
  • Grass Clippings
  • Bushes
  • Leaves
  • Unpainted Pallets (except Dublin)
  • Old Mulch
  • Woodchips
  • Logs
  • Sod/Edgings
  • Yard Waste in paper lawn bags
What We Don't Take:
  • Building Materials
  • Treated, Painted Wood
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Food Waste
  • Sewer Waste
  • Railroad Ties
  • Root Balls




Our Locations

6055 Westerville Rd
Tel: 614.882.0200

6279 Houchard Rd
Tel: 614.873.2000

711 Frank Rd
Tel: 614-406-7720

Alexandria (Brookside)
2409 Johnstown-Alexandria Rd
Tel: 740.739.4637

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Was in and out quickly to get what I needed. The mulch was great quality. No peices of bags or large peices of wood etc in the mulch like I have experienced...