Free Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Program

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Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer.

If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home, click here for information on backyard composting.

If you live in the City of Cincinnati and want to find out more about the City's bi-weekly curbside collection program, click here.


Additional Locations

East: Bzak Landscaping – 3295 Turpin Lane (off Rt. 32), Anderson Township MAP

West: Kuliga Park – 6717 Bridgetown Road, Green Township MAP

North: Rumpke Landfill – Struble Road and Colerain Avenue, Colerain Township MAP


March 29 through November 23, 2014

Saturdays and Sundays
11:30 am - 5:00 pm

January 3 and January 10, 2015

Saturdays ONLY*
Noon - 3:00 pm

*Bzak Landscaping is also open during the week, 7:30 am - 5 pm in addition to the weekend hours. Closed May 26, July 4, and September 1, 2014.


Brush and tree branches must be cut into lengths of 4 feet or less and must be no larger than 12 inches in diameter.

Brush and tree branches must be bundled with twine. Bundles must not be heavier than 50 pounds.

Yard trimmings must be brought to locations in containers or bags – brown paper bags preferred.

Before dropping off your Christmas tree, please remove ornaments, tinsel, tree bags, etc.

Containers and plastic bags will be returned.

Yard trimmings in commercial vehicles or from commercial establishments cannot be accepted.

No large trailers or trucks larger than pickups.

No pallets, boards, nails, fence, or wire accepted.

No bricks, stones, or soil accepted.

All children must stay inside vehicles.

Hamilton County residents only.


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