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Wood debris disposal options

Wood debris

Wood debris

Curbside collection of yard waste

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.

Private facilities and King County transfer stations

Private recyclers accept wood debris for drop-off, as well as all King County Solid Waste Division transfer stations (regular disposal fees apply).

Other Options and Resources

City collection events

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)
Hours: daylight hours
Location: Various locations

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

  • Game Farm Park, 3030 R ST SE
  • Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth ST SE
  • Brannan Park, 611 - 28th ST NE
  • Auburndale Park, 31700 - 108th ST NE
  • Parks Dept. Maintenance, 1305 C ST SW
  • Dorothy Bothel Park, 5701 Lakeland Hills Way SE
  • Fulmer Park, 5th and K ST NE
  • Cameron Park, 3650 Academy Drive SE
  • Lea Hill Park, 124th St SE and 319th St SE (note that access is off of 320th)

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.

  • Place extra storm yard debris at the curb next to your containers. Do not put debris in the street.
  • Storm yard debris must be no larger than 4 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length.

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

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Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Friday, Feb. 10
Hours: Mon – Fri: 8am – 4pm; Sat: 8am – 5pm; Sun: 10am –4pm
Location: 45224 284th Ave. SE (external), North Parking Lot of Expo Center

Free Drop-Off:
City of Enumclaw residents only, may drop-off at the Expo Center woody limbs and branches only. No charge for debris from residential properties. Proof of residency with Driver’s License or city utility bill is required. Size requirements: 6-foot maximum length, 6-inch maximum diameter.

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

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Dates: Feb. 11-12
Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Tibbetts Valley Park, 965 12th Ave. NW, Issaquah

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

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Updated: Oct. 7, 2013

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