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City of Joplin announces tree limb and brush drop-off dates

The City will open the tree limb and brush drop-off site on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This program is open the third Saturday of the month and the Friday preceding that day from March through October. 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, 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 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates:

Friday, March 15 & Saturday, March 16

Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20

Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 18

Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15

Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20

Friday, Aug. 16 & Saturday, Aug. 17     

Friday, Sept. 20 & Saturday, Sept. 21

Friday, Oct. 18 & Saturday, Oct.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 shall 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.

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