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Public Works

Slash Mulch Program

Do you have broken tree limbs from the recent spring storm?
Recycle them at the drop-off locations listed below:

City of Castle Pines Residents  
The City will provide a chipper at Elk Ridge Park on Saturday, June 4, at 9:00 a.m. to help dispose of debris. Please leave limbs at your property until June 4 and then bring them to Elk Ridge Park for disposal.  Click here for more information.

Douglas County Residents
Douglas County Slash Mulch site in Castle Rock, 1400 Caprice Drive will be open on Monday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The site will also be open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 29.  For more information please see below.

Highlands Ranch Residents
Recycle broken limbs from our recent spring storm at Redstone Park, from May 23 through June 12.  For more information click here.

Lone Tree Residents
Lone Tree includes branch pickup in their normal solid waste program.  Click here for more information.

 

 

Slash-mulch site is for Douglas County residents only.

 Douglas County does not cut or pick up trees that are on private property.   

The Slash-mulch site is for Douglas County residents only and open Saturdays only from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m through Oct. 29, 2022.

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. The two site location addresses are listed below.

Castle Rock - 1400 Caprice Drive

Acceptable items at both sites include tree limbs, loose pine needles, shrubs, brush with a maximum length of 6 feet and a maximum diameter of 12 inches.  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 - 7826 South Highway 67 (2.5 miles North of Deckers)

This site is open Saturdays year-round for brush/slash drop-off.

  • Daylight savings hours: 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Non Daylight savings hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.