The City of Joplin will open the tree limb and brush drop-off site on Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. This free program is open the third Friday and Saturday of the month from March through October, unless there is a weather event that warrants cancelation/postponement.
The drop-off site is located at 1702 North Schifferdecker Avenue, six-tenths of a mile north of Belle Center Road on the west side of Schifferdecker.
This free drop-off service is for Joplin residents only and has no load limits. Leaves, grass clippings, trash, etc. will not be accepted. Commercial contractors will not be allowed to drop off tree limbs.
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 feet and bundled. Bundles shall be no heavier than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb shall be no larger than four inches.
For more information, call the Recycling Division, 417.624.0820, ext. 1501; the Public Works Center at 417.624.0820, ext. 1564; or Republic Services at 800.431.1507.