(Joplin, MO) – The City of Joplin would like to help residents who have tree limbs down due to the recent winter weather and who need to dispose of them. The City will temporarily open the tree limb drop-off from Thursday, January 7 to Saturday, January 9.
Residents are welcome to bring their tree limbs and branches to the City’s tree limb processing site at 1702 North Schifferdecker Avenue from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The drop-off site is located six-tenths of a mile north of Bell Center Road, on the west side of Schifferdecker Avenue. This free drop-off service is for Joplin residents only. Professional contractors will not be allowed to dump.
Joplin residents should also note that the City’s residential trash service through Republic Services allows yard waste removal on their regular trash pick-up day. Limbs must be cut to a maximum of four (4) feet and bundled. Bundles shall be no heavier than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb cannot exceed four (4) inches.
Joplin residents and landlords on the City’s residential trash service may also bring tree limbs, branches, and brush to the Republic Services Transfer Station on Old Route 66 in Galena, Kansas. For details and fee amounts, call Republic Services at 620.783.5841.
For more information on the tree limb drop-off, please call Lindsey James, City of Joplin Recycling Coordinator at 417.624.0820, ext. 501 or the Public Works Center at 417.624.0820, ext. 564.
Lindsey James, Recycling Coordinator
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 501