Brush & Yard Waste Drop-Off Site

Hopkins refuse customers can drop off their brush and yard waste at the free drop-off site.

Due to the early winter weather, the drop off site CLOSED for the season November 22, one week ahead of schedule.

Yard Waste Drop off site, located off 73

The drop off site is located at 3100 Hopkins Crossroads. The site is located approximately one block north of the Hopkins Crossroad & Minnetonka Blvd intersection..


Free for Hopkins refuse customers in the City service area. You will need a valid driver's license, MN ID, or current paid utility bill to prove your Hopkins residency.

Residents will need to unload and debag their materials at the site, and take used bags home with them.

Accepted items

  • Tree limbs
  • Twigs, branches, and woody vines up to 6" in diameter and 15' long
  • Leaves with twig stems not longer than 4"
  • Grass clippings
  • Similar garden waste
  • Soft, pliable vines (yard waste)

Not accepted items

  • Sod Waste
  • Animal Feces
  • Garden Products
  • Logs or lumber
  • Dirt
  • Stump grindings
  • Contract of commercial firms


The drop-off site is closed on Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Veterans' Day.


  • Solid Waste Coordinator


Pile of yard waste

A man drops off his yard waste at the drop off site.