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Arden Hills Yard Waste Site
Yard waste collection site in Arden Hills

Ramsey County operates seven yard waste collection sites. All sites are free and open to Ramsey County residents only, a photo ID is required. 

State law prohibits leaves, grass clippings, brush and other plant material from being mixed with your trash.

Due to elongate hemlock scale (EHS) do not bring wreaths, swags, boughs and other evergreen decorations to a county yard waste site. Please place them in a plastic bag and put them in your trash. Do not burn wreaths or other evergreen decor.

Evergreen (Christmas) trees are OK to bring to county yard waste sites where they will be mulched.

Collection site hours and locations

December - March
Monday - Friday: closed
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

April - November
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday: closed
Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Christmas Day.

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Collection Site What's Accepted & Available
Arden Hills
3530 Hudson Ave
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • organics recycling
  • Available: compost, wood mulch
Battle Creek
389 S Winthrop St
Frank and Sims
1150 Sims Ave
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • organics recycling
  • Available: compostwood mulch
Midway
1943 Pierce Butler Rt
 
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • organics recycling
  • Available: compost, wood mulch
Mounds View
8307 Long Lake Rd
Summit Hill
870 Pleasant Ave
White Bear Township
5900 Sherwood Rd
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • organics recycling
  • dirt and sod (no rocks)
  • Available: compost, wood mulch, fill dirt

How to use collection sites

Commercial yard waste sites

Work at a yard waste site

Emerald ash borer

Ask a master gardener

Community group volunteer opportunity