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Willmar brush site opens Saturday

WILLMAR -- Willmar residents will be able to deliver their brush and other garden and yard waste to the city brush disposal and compost site starting Saturday. The site is located 3 miles west of Willmar. Directions are state Highway 40 to Kandiy...

Willmar Brush Site
The Willmar Brush Site, open Wednesday for city trucks hauling felled trees, opens to the public March 19. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)

WILLMAR - Willmar residents will be able to deliver their brush and other garden and yard waste to the city brush disposal and compost site starting Saturday.
The site is located 3 miles west of Willmar. Directions are state Highway 40 to Kandiyohi County Road 116, turn left and go one mile south and then turn right. The site is a half mile west of County Road 116.
Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The site will be closed May 30 for Memorial Day, July 4 for Independence Day and Sept. 5 for Labor Day.
The site accepts leaves, grass clippings and garden clippings, along with branches and brush. Brush and branches must be separated from the leaves, grass and garden materials.
No lumber or garbage is allowed. Boxes, plastic bags or plastic of any type cannot be left at the site. No firewood may be removed.
Finished compost is available for general public use, though no mechanical loading is allowed.
Those with questions may call the Public Works Office at 320-235-4252.

Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email slindrud@wctrib.com or direct 320-214-4373.


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