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Arden Hills Yard Waste Site
Yard waste collection site in Arden Hills
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Service alert - COVID-19

Ramsey County Yard Waste and Food Scraps collection sites will continue to operate during posted hours until further notice. Please remember to practice safe social distancing and stay at least six feet away from others. 

Master Gardeners booths have been postponed.

Community group volunteering has been canceled for 2020.

COVID-19 information and resources

Ramsey County operates seven yard waste collection sites. All sites are free and open to Ramsey County residents. 

Washington County residents may use the Arden Hills, Battle Creek, Frank & Sims and White Bear Township collection sites for free. 

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

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Collection site hours and locations

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.

December - March
Monday - Friday: closed
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)
  • food scaps
  • Available: wood mulch
  • out of compost for the season
Battle Creek
389 S Winthrop St
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • out of compost for the season
Frank and Sims
1150 Sims Ave
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • food scraps
  • Available: wood mulch, fill dirt  
  • out of compost for the season
Midway
1943 Pierce Butler Rt
 
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • food scraps
  • Available: wood mulch
  • out of compost for the season
Mounds View
8307 Long Lake Rd
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • out of compost for the season
Summit Hill
870 Pleasant Ave
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • out of compost for the season
White Bear Township
5900 Sherwood Rd
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • food scraps
  • dirt and sod (no rocks)
  • Available: fill dirt, wood mulch
  • out of compost for the season

How to use collection sites

Ramsey and Washington County reciprocal use agreement

Commercial yard waste sites

Work at a yard waste site

Guidance on invasive species

Guidance on recreational wood fires

Ask a master gardener

Community group volunteering