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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. A photo ID is required.

NEW: Washington County residents may use the Arden Hills, Battle Creek, Frank & Sims and White Bear Township collection sites for free. A photo ID is required. 

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

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)
  • food scaps
  • Available: wood mulch, compost out for the season
Battle Creek
389 S Winthrop St
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • Available: compost out 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, compost out for the season
Midway
1943 Pierce Butler Rt
 
  • leaves, grass and garden waste
  • branches, trees and shrubs (no stumps with roots)
  • food scraps
  • Available: compost, wood mulch
Mounds View
8307 Long Lake Rd
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • Available: compost
Summit Hill
870 Pleasant Ave
  • leaves, grass and garden waste 
  • food scraps
  • Available: Compost out 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: compost, wood mulch, fill dirt

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