City of Joplin’s Monthly Tree Limb Drop Off Program Runs from March through October

(Joplin, MO) – The City of Joplin will open the tree limb and brush drop-off site on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. This program is open the third Saturday of the month and the Friday preceding that day from March through October. Residents can mark their calendars for the following dates:

  • March 17 and 18
  • April 14 and 15
  • May 19 & 20
  • June 16 and 17
  • July 14 & 15
  • August 19 and 20
  • September 15 and 16
  • October 20 and 21

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 (4) feet and bundled. Bundles shall be no heavier than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb shall be no larger than four (4) inches.

For more information about the drop-off program, call the Public Works Center at 417.624.0820, ext. 1566. To learn more about the bulky item curbside pickup, call Republic Services at 800.431.1507.


Recycling Division
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 1501

Public Works Center
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 1564

Republic Services

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