Yardwaste Recycling Center

Yardwaste Recycling Center
News Flash 
Effective July 1, 2016 there will be a price increase to residential brush from $4.00 to $5.00 per vehicle and  yardwaste compost from $20.00 to $22.00 cubic yard.

Thank you for your patience while we are under construction.

 


The Yardwaste Recycling Center is located near the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant at 3772 County Road 119, Brookline, Missouri. The services of the Yardwaste Recycling Center are available for residents of Springfield and Greene County. Products are for sale to the general public, regardless of residency.

Hours of operation

 
Winter Hours (first Tuesday in November-first Tuesday in April)
Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays

Summer Hours (first Tuesday in April-first Tuesday in November)
Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Holidays

 *Seasonal Sundays 1-5 p.m.
    *1st Sunday in April through 3rd Sunday in May (closed Easter)
    *1st Sunday in November through 1st Sunday in December
 
 
Call the Recycling Hotline: 864-1904 for more info.

Guidelines

Some fees apply - Please read all information carefully. Yardwaste is defined as bulk or grass clippings, leaves, garden and flowerbed vegetation, and small, non-woody shrub trimmings. 
We do not accept lumber, fence posts, trash, rocks, dirt etc.

The Yardwaste Recycling Center is the only location residential brush in pickup loads and larger will be accepted. These large quantities are not accepted at the Recycling Centers at Lone Pine or Franklin

  • Limbs must be cut to 4 feet maximum length
  • Limbs up to 6 inches in diameter are acceptable loose
  • Limbs over 6 inches in diameter and root balls must be taken to the Springfield Sanitary Landfill
  • Brush that is already chipped is accepted at the Yardwaste Recycling Center subject to existing fees (We reserve the right to limit quantities accepted)

Residential Br

ush

Residential brush is defined as:

  • Brush delivered from a Springfield residence by the homeowner
  • Brush delivered from a rental house by the tenant 

Residential brush charges

  • Non-commercial brush charge: $5 per vehicle (pick-up + trailer = 1 vehicle) 
  

Commercial Brush


Commercial brush is defined as brush generated:

 
  • From rental property by the owner
  • By individuals; businesses / lawn care companies that are hired to cut and/or haul brush
  • From any business or commercial operation
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  Commercial brush charges:
Amount Price
1/2 ton pickup or similar size trailer $10
1 ton pickup or similar size trailer $20
Single axle dump truck $30
Roll-off boxes $2 / cubic yard
Mechanically-compacted loads, plus 50% compaction charge $2 / cubic yard
Leaves & Grass Clippings
  • Yardwaste is accepted at no charge from residences, commercial haulers and lawn services.
  • Materials must be free of rocks and lumber, limbs and trash.
  • Materials must be removed from containers, i.e. trash bags, boxes, and etc.

    

Payment
Payment may be made by:
  • Cash or check paid on site
  • Coupons which are available in $10 and $50 amounts from the Finance Department for Brush disposal only. Cannot be used for product purchases.

 

 

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Closed for the following holidays:
      
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, 
        Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and
           Christmas Day.