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About Yard Waste Collection

updated: Thursday, October 29, 2015

The last week of yard waste collection is the week of November 23, unless there is a significant snowfall before this week, then yard waste collection will end at that time.

During residential Yard Waste Season, yard waste is collected weekly on the same day as your garbage. Yard waste must be set out by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. If you believe your yard waste was missed, please call Advanced Disposal at (763) 786-7233.

There is no additional cost for yard waste collection during residential yard waste season – it is included in your standard garbage collection rate

The following links provide more information about yard waste collection:

Public Works
Municipal Service Center | 7305 Oxford St. | St. Louis Park, MN 55426
P: (952) 924-2562 |

Advanced Disposal

updated: Thursday, October 29, 2015

The city provides single-family residential Organics Recycling  and Yard Waste collection through a contract with Advanced Disposal.

Organics Recycling and Yard Waste Contact Information:

Emerald Ash Borer & Yard Waste

updated: Monday, July 27, 2015

These materials may not be moved beyond the quarantined boundaries unless given permission by the MDA and/or United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Advanced Disposal, your residential yard waste hauler, will collect the ash tree debris and dispose it in compliance with the quarantine. Your yard waste will continue to be collected on your...

Holiday Trees, Wreaths and Garland Collection

updated: Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Holiday trees, wreaths, and garland will be collected, along with yard waste, during the first three weeks in January. These items can be set out for collection, at the curb or alley, on your regular collection day. Advanced Disposal will collect them for no charge during the weeks of Dec. 29, Jan. 5 and Jan. 12. Only natural greens will be collected...

How to Prepare Yard Waste

updated: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Use a yard waste container. Use your own reusable container. Reusable containers must not exceed 32-gallons or weigh more than 40 pounds when filled. The container should be sturdy and have handles and a lid so it can be lifted by a single person. Free Yard Waste Only stickers for use on your containers can be obtained by calling Advanced Disposal...

Wood Chip Disposal

updated: Monday, August 31, 2015

Advanced Disposal will collect wood chips, along with yard waste, on your regular collection day. The wood chips must be free of dirt, rocks and other materials. Cocoa beans, dyed/colored and flavored chips (used for barbequing) are also acceptable. 

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REMINDER:  Yard waste bags or containers must not weigh over 40 pounds each when filled. 

Please contact Advanced Disposal at (763) 786-7233 for more information.

Yard Waste Options

updated: Thursday, October 29, 2015

When signing up for garbage service, solid waste customers have two options for yard waste collection:

No Grass Clippings option
Residents who choose to mulch their grass clippings and not set them out for collection will receive a $12 annual credit against their garbage bill. Participants can set out leaves, twigs and weeds.

Full Service option
There is no additional charge for residents to have their grass clippings collected. In addition, leaves, twigs and weeds can be set out with the grass clippings.

You can call Utility Billing to find out which option you currently have, or to change your options. You may also visit the Garbage & Recycling page for information about rates and billing and how to start or change service.

Utility Billing
City Hall | 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: (952) 924-2111 | F: (952) 924-2170 |

FREE brush drop-off program for residents

updated: Thursday, October 29, 2015

The City of St. Louis Park offers a seasonal residential brush drop-off program. This program was created in response to residential feedback regarding the lack of options for disposing of brush/ branches larger than four inches in diameter, which is the current maximum size to be removed via curbside yard waste collection. Woody debris, branches...

More Links

Public Works Administration
7305 Oxford Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: (952) 924-2562 Email: