Spring Clean tree debris for free April 1-8

Woody materials dropoff replaces 'Clean Green'

Mar 11, 2016 - by Amy Cloud, Communications and Outreach

For a week in April, called Spring Clean, City of Bellingham residents will be able to drop off tree branches and woody debris – for free – at Cowden Gravel on 4000 Hannegan Road in Bellingham.

The April 1-8 drop-off period is timed to coordinate with spring cleaning.  From Friday-to-Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Public Works will be set up to receive the type of yard waste previously  accepted during Clean Green, i.e. branches and woody material, but no dirt or grass clippings or material that cannot go through a chipper for mulch.  

The City of Bellingham's subsidy of a seasonal woody debris transfer station (Clean Green) has ended. However, there are options for year-round disposal of yard waste and compost, including:

Twice a year, for a week in the spring and fall, as well as after significant storms, Bellingham Public Works will accept residential yard waste from city residents, at no charge.


Media Contact

​Amy Cloud, Communications and Outreach
City of Bellingham Public Works
(360) 778-7912
accloud@cob.org


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