Yard Waste Disposal
Depositing any yard waste such as leaves, trash, dirt, and grass clippings into the street is prohibited.
Ramsey County Residential Yard Waste Drop-off Sites
Properly dispose of yard waste at one of these locations. Sites are open year-round to Ramsey County residents; they are free to use.
For locations and hours visit the Ramsey County Yard Waste webpage (scroll to the bottom for commercial yard waste information)
Food Scraps/Organics are accepted as well.
Rake Your Leaves
Keep leaves out of lakes and rivers by raking them out of the streets and away from storm drains. Click here to learn why this is so important
Report Illegal Dumping
To report illegal dumping to the City of Saint Paul, please call 651-266-8989.
State Law Requires Compostable Bags
If your yard waste is picked up by a hauler or recycler, state law now says you must use a reusable container or special bag that can be composted. Plastic bags are not considered reusable containers and are banned.
Watch this short video about the compostable bag law now in effect:
Click here for information on composting