It is illegal to put yard, garden, and tree waste into the garbage. Bring yard waste to a designated drop-off site, have it picked up by your trash hauler during seasonal yard waste collection, or compost yard waste at home.
The Northern Yard Waste Site is free and open to Washington county residents. Accepted items include leaves, grass, brush and tree waste. Click here for location and hours.
(open to everyone)
Cottage Grove - Rumpca Companies Inc: 651‐459‐1556
Denmark Township - Gertens RES: 651‐458‐4412
(open to listed city residents only)
Forest Lake: 651‐464‐3550
Marine on St. Croix: 651‐433‐3636
Saint Paul Park: 651‐459‐9785
Ramsey County Yard Waste Collection Sites
Through a new reciprocal use agreement with Ramsey County, Washington County residents may use the Arden Hills, Battle Creek, Frank & Sims and White Bear Township collection sites for free. Visit the Ramsey County website for more information.