Brush Drop-Off Site


(Map) 2471 N. Keystone Road, Traverse City

2017 Season

April 1, 2017 to November 18, 2017
Closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017


Tuesday Noon to 7 PM (or dusk)
Thursday and Saturday 9-3 PM
Man pulling brush out of back of truck

Accepted Items & Fees

Please note that concrete, sod, and dirt are not accepted.
Brush $5 per cubic yard
Grass Clippings and Leaves
$5 per cubic yard or $1 per bag
$0.50 per inch (diameter up to 18 inches)
Untreated Construction Wood
$8 per cubic yard
We cannot accept credit card payments. Only checks made out to Grand Traverse County or cash are accepted.

Speed Limit Entering & Exiting Brush Site
Please adhere to 5 miles per hours entering and exiting brush site. 

Separate Your Yard Waste and Brush

Please separate your grass clippings/leaves from branches/twigs. These are to be placed in 2 different piles at the brush drop-off site. The site attendant will inform you of location for each.

Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up

Contact a waste hauler regarding curbside collection. The hauler sets the rates.

Traverse City Services
If you are a resident of the City of Traverse City, please contact the City offices at 231-922-4901 for information regarding the seasonal leaf collection. You may also visit the Traverse City website for more information.