What Items Does Public Works Accept for Disposal?

For a nominal fee, Public Works accepts branches/brush, under eight inches in diameter. Residents may also drop off their buckthorn for free beginning the second Monday in April to the third Friday in October pending weather. Drop off hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 3 PM at the Public Works building (1900 Hadley Avenue North).

No grass clippings or bagged leaves are allowed for drop off at Public Works. No other items are permitted for drop off aside from the items listed above.

For more details, call Public Works at 651-730-2740.

Washington County provides a list of options and locations for yard waste disposal as well as information on other disposal options. You can also use the disposal directory to find facilities specific to your disposal needs.

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