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Green Waste
Drop-Off & Collection System

Free green waste drop-off sites are available to city residents every spring through fall months.
Large green waste loads and items such as branches should be delivered to the Laramie Landfill Compost Site (112 Roger Canyon Rd.).
Please remove all plastic bags and trash prior to placing green waste into the containers.

Green Waste drop-off containers will be removed for the Winter on Monday, November 21st.

Green Waste drop-off at the landfill is always free.



  • Laramie Landfill Compost Site (112 Roger Canyon Rd.)
  • LaBonte Park (Ft. Sanders parking lot)
  • O'Dell mini park alleyway
  • 45th & Crow
  • LaPrele Park (North/East side of park on Springcreek)
  • Colorado Blvd. 
    (North of Riverside Ave.)
  • 9th & Russell
  • Laramie Junior High 
    (parking lot off 22nd St.)
  • Optimist Park
  • Imperial Heights 
    (first right off of Sherman Hills Rd. at the end of the dead-end street)
  • Linford School (Corner of Grant & Wyoming) Temporarily located at Optimist Park due to construction
  • 15th & Skyline

Yard Waste
Although yard waste and other green wastes are not banned from the landfill at the current time, the City strongly encourages all residents to take their green waste to the landfill for use in the compost program. Any green waste that can be diverted from the landfill will not only help in producing compost, but will also save the City valuable landfill space for items that are not compostable or recyclable.

Note: Incidental amounts of weeds (i.e., Canada thistle, yellow sweet clover, and other similar weeds) are acceptable with the items listed above. However, please do not bring large amounts of these materials to the compost facility. Also, please note that there is no charge for clean, garbage-free green waste delivered to the landfill. Any green waste coming into the landfill that is contaminated with garbage will be charged at the current rate.

Food Waste
Aside from vegetables and garden waste, food waste is currently not accepted at the compost facility.

Note: Green waste may also be taken to the Laramie Landfill and dropped at the compost site free of charge any time of year.

Accepted Items
Items accepted in these containers include:
  • Branches
  • Brush
  • Garden waste
  • Grass clippings
  • Cut flowers
  • Fruit fall
  • Hedge clippings
  • Hay
  • Leaves                              
  • Straw
  • Leaves
  • Prunings
  • Sawdust
  • Small twigs



Please remove all plastic bags and trash prior to placing green waste into the containers, and call the the Solid Waste Division at (307) 721-5279 to report a full container or to report any illegal dumping of non-acceptable items within the container.


Additional Resources


City Hall: 406 Ivinson St.   |   Laramie, WY 82070   |   Ph: (307) 721-5200   |   Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm