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Slash Mulch Program

Please note the Slash-mulch site is for Douglas County residents only.
The site is open Saturdays only from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m through Oct. 30, 2021.
In case of inclement weather, please call 303-663-6274 to ensure that the site will be open as scheduled.  

Douglas County maintains two sites for slash drop-off.

Castle Rock – 1400 Caprice Drive

In case of inclement weather, please call 303-663-6274 to ensure that the site will be open as scheduled.

Acceptable items at both sites include tree limbs, loose pine needles, shrubs, brush with a maximum length of 6 feet and maximum diameter of 12 inches. Please note all loads must be covered upon arrival to the slash mulch site.   All loads must be covered when they arrive at the site.  

During the open season a County operated loader will be available to load free wood chips for homeowners to use as mulch.  Material can be picked up anytime during the season the site is open to accept slash.

The Site Operator has the authority to refuse loads and require residents to reload and/or haul away materials found not to be in compliance with the regulations.

Unacceptable items include:

  • appliances
  • compost
  • decorative wood chips
  • dirt
  • fencing
  • grass / hay
  • household trash / yard waste
  • leaves
  • lumber / pallets / railroad ties
  • pine cones
  • roots / stumps
  • weeds
  • yucca plants
 


Trumbull / Swayback Site – 7828 South Highway 67 (2.5 miles North of Deckers)

This site is open Saturdays year-round for brush / slash drop-off.  Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.