City of Joplin Opens Tree Limb Drop-Off Site for Residents’ Storm Debris

To help residents dispose of downed branches and limbs following the storm late Monday night, May 6, the City of Joplin will open the Tree Limb Drop Off from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Saturday, May 18, starting  Wednesday, May 8. The site will not be open on Sundays.

The City’s drop-off site is located at 1702 North Schifferdecker Avenue, approximately one-half of a mile north of the intersection of Belle Center Road on North Schifferdecker Avenue. Look for the sign and turn onto the driveway on the west side of Schifferdecker Avenue. Please bring identification showing your Joplin address.

The City continues to assess the amount of debris in the community to determine the most efficient neighborhood clean-up and will provide updates in the upcoming days.

Elderly residents or those with trouble moving debris can call the City’s Planning, Development and Neighborhood Services to request assistance at 417.624.0820, ext. 1542 or 1539. Residents who would like to help with debris removal may also call this number to volunteer in this effort.

For smaller manageable amounts of debris, Joplin residents may place tree limbs out with their trash on the regular trash pick-up day with Republic Services. Limbs should be cut to a maximum of four feet and tied in a bundle that weighs no more than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb shall be no larger than four inches.

For more information on general storm cleanup, call the City of Joplin at 417.624.0820, ext. 1564, 1566, or 1204, or visit the City’s website.


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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