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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Free Yard Waste Drop-Off


Scott County residents can drop off yard waste for free every Sunday from April 8 to May 27 at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s Organics Recycling Facility.

The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility is located at 1905 Mystic Lake Drive South in Shakopee. Yard waste can be dropped off between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Acceptable waste includes brush, sticks, leaves, and clippings. To show proof of Scott County residency, residents must bring their driver’s license or state ID card.

In 2017 during the months of April, May, September, and October, more than 5,000 Scott County residents dropped off yard waste at the SMSC Organics Recycling Facility for free. The Facility recycles this waste into nutrient-rich soil amendments suitable for organic farming, gardening, and landscaping.

For more information, call 952-233-9191 or visit

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