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The Streets Division has three yard waste drop-off sites for the use of City of Madison residents and taxpayers ONLY. Those using the site are required to show proof of residency or taxpayer status or they will be denied use of the site.

There are three sites:

1501 W. Badger Road
4602 Sycamore Avenue

402 South Point Road

Yard Waste Drop-off Sites Hours

Our drop off sites are now open Summer hours. Our hours are as follows:

  • Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Please note that the drop-off sites are closed for all city holidays.

The last day of extended Summer hours will be Sunday, December 4, 2016.

All three yard waste drop-off sites accept the following
  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Garden debris
  • Flowers and other plant waste.
  • Pumpkins and other organic fall decorations such as corn stalks and straw
  • Shrub trimmings shorter that 18”. Tree and shrub trimmings longer than 18” are considered brush. Brush is accepted at the 1501 W. Badger Road and 4602 Sycamore Avenue sites only. Do not bring brush to 402 South Point Road.
  • Garlic Mustard should be placed in the trash.
  • Small amounts of sod (4 or 5 five-gallon pails per day). Larger amounts of sod must be taken directly to the Dane County Rodefeld site.
  • The drop off sites at 1501 W. Badger Rd. and 4602 Sycamore Av accept other materials. For details.

Brush

Brush is accepted at 4602 Sycamore Av and 1501 W. Badger Rd ONLY.

All brush brought to the drop off sites must conform to the curbside collection guidelines. For details..

THERE IS A LIMIT OF ONE PICK UP OR SMALL TRAILER LOAD OF BRUSH PER DAY.

Large amounts of brush can be taken to our brush processing center at 121 E. Olin Av for a fee. for more information on the Olin Av Site


Site Locations
  • EAST: 4602 Sycamore Avenue
  • WEST/SOUTH: 1501 W. Badger Road.
  • FAR WEST: 402 South Point Road (Closed for the season)

Hours of Operation


Summer Hours (March 26, 2016 to December 4, 2016)

All three drop-off sites will be open during for the following hours:

  • Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday 8:30am - 4:30pm

 

Winter Hours (December 4, 2016 to March 24, 2017)

The Badger Road and Sycamore Avenue sites are open Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 3pm only. The South Point Road site will be closed.

 

Holiday Closings

The City of Madison self-help drop-off sites will be closed on the following holidays:

  • January 1st, New Year's Day
  • January 21st, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
  • May 30th, Memorial Day
  • July 4, Independence Day
  • September 5th, Labor Day
  • November 24th and 25th, Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 25th Christmas Holiday
  • December 24th, Christmas Eve the sites close at 11 a.m.
  • December 31st, New Year's Eve the sites close at 11 a.m.