Street Department



The City of Van Buren Street Department is dedicated to improving and maintaining Van Buren city streets, and is always on stand-by to respond to hazardous weather conditions that may affect travel and safety within city limits.

Curbside Yard Waste Pick-up

***Due to the tornado on 5-3-2021, normal guidelines will be temporarily changed. You will not have to leave your address to arrange a yard waste pick-up.  In addition, the limit on diameter and length will not apply at this time. Please move limbs near the street by the curb and be careful not to place them over utility meters.***

The Van Buren Yard Waste Department will provide curbside pick-up within the city limits for limbs up to 6” in diameter and up to 6' in length, bagged leaves, bagged mulch and landscape waste. Items prohibited are bagged trash, loose leaves, loose mulch, and other loose yard waste that can be bagged.  Also prohibited is processed wood, such as landscape timbers, fencing, etc.

Please do not place loose leaves or yard waste in the streets or drainage ditches to avoid clogging the drainage systems. Placing loose waste in the streets or drainage ditches is a violation of city ordinance could result in a fine for such actions.  

Yard Waste Recycle Facility - 2844 Highway 59 South

***Due to the tornado on 5-3-2021, the Yard Waste Facility hours of operation have temporarily changed.  Until further notice, the facility will be opened on Monday - Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.***