Due to last night's storm, residents are welcome to bring their tree limbs and branches to the City's tree limb processing site at 1702 North Schifferdecker Avenue from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, July 9. The drop-off site is located six tenths of a mile north of Belle Center Road on the west side of Schifferdecker Avenue. This free drop off service is for Joplin residents only. Professional contractors will not be allowed to dump.
The City will also continue the third Saturday drop-off at the Schifferdecker site on Saturday, July 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The City of Joplin Street Department is currently engaged in removing tree limbs that are blocking city streets. Joplin residents should also note that the City's residential trash service through Republic Services allows yard waste removal on their regular trash pick-up day.
Limbs must be cut to a maximum of four (4) feet and bundled. Bundles shall be no heavier than 50 pounds. The diameter of each tree limb shall be no larger than four (4) inches.
Joplin residents and landlords on the City's residential trash service may also bring tree limbs, branches, and brush, for a fee, to the Republic Services Transfer Station on Old Route 66, in Galena, Kansas. For details, call Republic Services at 620-783-5841.
For more information, call Mary Anne Phillips, City of Joplin Recycling Coordinator at 417-624-0820, ext. 501.
(Press Release from City of Joplin)
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