All About Leaves

Yard Waste Drop-Off

Wyoming Residents Only

We offer this service for City of Wyoming residents to help with personal yard waste. We don't accept waste from landscapers or commercial contractors.


Our site is located at 2660 Burlingame Avenue SW.

Hours of Operation 

Winter hours (December 10, 2023 - March 31, 2024)

  • Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The yard waste site is closed on holidays. 

Summer hours (April 1 - December 7, 2024)

  • Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What to Bring
  1. Sorted yard waste
    • Leaves and Grass Pile: leaves, plants, flowers, and grass clippings
    • Brush Pile: sticks, branches less than eight feet long, bushes, stumps less than three feet in diameter
  2. Proof of residency showing Wyoming address 
    • Valid photo ID
    • City water/sewer bill, property tax bill, or tax assessment
Items Not Accepted

We don’t accept the following items for disposal at our site:  

  • Leaf bags, plastic bags. If you bring your material in a bag, dump it out of the bag and take the bag back with you.
  • Sod, dirt, rock, stones, sand
  • Railroad ties, treated wood, fencing
  • Shingles, concrete, asphalt, furniture, carpet
  • Glass, garbage, carpet
  • Scrap metal, appliance, paint, chemicals
  • Anything not naturally grown in your yard
Christmas Trees

The yard waste site accepts unbagged Christmas trees that are free of all ornaments, lights and tinsel. Trees can be dropped off during the site's normal winter hours as well as Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023 and Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

How to Use the Site
  1. Enter – Enter the site from Burlingame Ave SW.
  2. Show Proof of Residency – Show your proof of residency to the attendant.
  3. Use the Correct Pile – Dispose of your Leaves and Grass Pile items and take any paper or plastic bags with you. Then, dispose of your Brush Pile items and make sure there is no treated wood or lumber.
  4. Exit – Exit the site onto Burlingame Ave SW.

Curbside Pickup 

Once each year, we offer a curbside yard waste pickup for FREE. This occurs on the first Saturday in December.

December 7, 2024 will be the next curbside pickup. 

  • Leaves must be in PAPER BAGS
  • Brush must be tied in bundles no longer than four feet
  • All yard waste must be placed at the curb by 6 a.m.

Leaf Container Rental 

The Public Works Department offers a limited number of leaf containers for rent during certain months in the spring and fall. These containers are for LEAVES ONLY. Reservation and payment required in advance. Our staff bring the container to you, park it on the street, you fill it with leaves, and we pick it back up at the end of your reservation.

Program dates 2024:

Monday, April 1 through Wednesday, May 29

Monday, October 7 through Thursday, November 28

Size: 11' x 6' x 3' (7.5 cy)

Rental fees:
$10 per weekday (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday overnight)
$20 per weekend (Thursday - Monday)

First-come, first-served! Reserve your leaf container over the phone with a credit card. 

Public Works Facility
2660 Burlingame Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
Phone: 616-530-7260
Email: Public Works