The Best Management Practices (BMPS) below can help your business prevent pesticides, yard waste and other pollutants from entering storm drains and local waterways. Follow these steps to make sure your business is in compliance:
To compost yard waste from your business, City of Arcata businesses and residents can drop green waste at Wes Green Landscaping at no charge, upon presentation of a current Arcata Recology bill and picture ID. Limit is 24 1-yard drops in a calendar year.
Wes Green Company
6360 West End Road (First left east of the railroad tracks)
Arcata, CA 95521
Compost bins are also available to businesses and residents within Arcata city limits at a cost of $35. Proof of residency is a City of Arcata water bill/receipt or rental contract/receipt. Business must also provide a completed Business Request Form. For tips on composting, view the brochure Backyard Composting Made Easy (PDF).