City of Joplin’s Monthly Tree Limb Drop-Off Program Starts This Month

(Joplin, MO) – The City of Joplin will open the tree limb and brush drop-offsite on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. This program is open the third Saturday of the month and the Friday preceding that day from March to October. The drop-off site is located at 1702 N. 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, treated wood, railroad ties, or construction debris will not be accepted. This program is not intended for commercial tree trimming/removal service providers or contractors.

Residents can mark their calendars for the Drop-Off Site to be open from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm on the following dates:

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

Joplin residents should 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 should be no heavier than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb shall be no larger than four inches.

For more information about the drop-off program, call the Recycling Center at 417.624.0820, ext. 1501. 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

Republic Services

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