Grasscycling - Don't Bag 'em, Leave 'em!

Grasscycling is when, after mowing, grass clippings are left on the lawn to decompose and feed it rather than being bagged and sent to a landfill.

Per City of Bellaire Code of Ordinances Chapter 16 - Solid Waste, Section 16-7: Garbage generated or collected by commercial tree trimming lawn maintenance gardening or landscaping services handymen or any others not considered the occupant:
It shall be unlawful for any commercial tree trimming lawn maintenance gardening or landscaping services handymen or any others not considered the occupant who shall be employed within the city limits of the city to prune or trim and tree hedge or bush to fail to haul away grass tree hedge bush and landscape trimmings from the city limits of the city to a point outside the city limits of the city.

To report a solid waste or recycling collection problem, please call 713-662-8170.
For emergencies after hours and weekends, call the Police at 713-668-0487.