Wood debris disposal options
The region’s waste haulers are operating regular routes. Contact your hauler to determine maximum amounts of yard waste that can be set out at the curb.
Some cities are holding yard debris collection events. The following options are available to residents of the listed cities only. If your city is not listed, contact your city or your garbage hauler directly to find out what your options are for storm debris disposal. Note: this website will be updated as new events are announced.
Dates: Saturday, Jan. 21 - Sunday, Feb. 12 (extended from Friday, Feb. 10)
Details: The City of Auburn and Waste Management are offering several options for clean up and debris removal after last week's storm. Yard Debris Containers: As of Sat. Jan. 21, Waste Management containers are available for residents to drop-off excess yard debris (branches, tree limbs, etc.) at no charge. Collection will take place during daylight hours only. Containers are located at
More containers may be added throughout the week. Check Auburn's website (external) for updates.
Curbside Collection Jan. 30 – Feb. 3 & Feb. 6 – 10 for Waste Management Customers. Waste Management will collect extra storm yard debris at no charge on your collection day.
Restrictions: Storm debris may NOT be burned. For more information on outdoor burning, visit the Valley Regional Fire Authority website (external).
Contact information: Solid Waste/Recycling Customer Care – 253-931-3047
Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Friday, Feb. 10
Curbside Recycling: City residents may place limbs and branches from their property at the curb and the City will collect it. All debris left at the curb must be no longer than 6 feet in length and no larger than 6 inches in diameter.
For more information see the City of Enumclaw’s website (external).
Restrictions: No leaves, clippings or other non-woody vegetative matter will be accepted. No commercial vehicles, including landscaping companies, will be served or allowed to dispose at the Expo Center.
Contact information: Enumclaw Public Works – 360-825-5541
Dates: Feb. 11-12
Details: Issaquah residents (and businesses physically located within the City’s limits) can drop off storm-related woody debris, such as tree branches and limbs, for free. While representatives will be onsite to monitor the drop-offs, customers must unload their own materials.
Restrictions: Only storm-related woody debris will be accepted.
Contact information: City of Issaquah – 425-837-3400
Updated: Feb. 9, 2012