All About Leaves

Yard Waste Drop-Off Site

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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 commercials contractors.

Hours of Operation 

Open for regular summer hours, 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM, Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday.

What to Bring
  1. Sorted yard waste
    • Leaves and Grass Pile: leaves, plants, flowers, and grass clippings
    • Brush Pile: sticks, branches less than 8-feet long, bushes, stumps less than 3-feet in diameter
  2. Proof of residency showing Wyoming address 
    • Valid photo ID
    • City water/sewer bill, property tax bill, or tax assessment
How to Use the Site
  1. Enter – Enter the site from Burlingame Ave SW.
  2. Show Proof of Residency – Show your proof of residency through your closed window to the attendant.
  3. Stay 6-feet Apart – Stay 6-feet apart from other people.
  4. Use the Correct Pile – Dispose of your Leaves and Grass Pile items and take any paper or plastic bags home with you. Then, dispose your Brush Pile items and make sure there is no treated wood or lumber.
  5. Exit – Exit the site onto Burlingame Ave SW.

 
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
  • RR ties, treated wood, fencing
  • Shingles, concrete, asphalt, furniture, carpet
  • Glass, garbage, carpet
  • Scrap metal, appliance, paint, chemicals
  • Anything that is not naturally grown in your yard

Curbside Pickup

Once each year, we offer a curbside yard waste pickup for FREE. This occurs on the first Saturday in December. December 5, 2020 will be the next curbside pickup. 

  • Leaves must be in PAPER BAGS
  • Brush must be tied in bundles no longer than 4-feet
  • All yard waste must be placed at the curb by 6:00 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: 

Thursday, October 1 through Wednesday, November 25

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

Rental fees:
$10.00 per weekday (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday overnight)
$20.00 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