Brush & Tree Disposal

Brush Site - for residents only

Open Wednesday, November 23, 2022 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Open Friday, November 25, 2022 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Open Saturday, November 26, 2022 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Closed for the season November 27, 2022

Located 245 McCulley Road (between Bayside Road and Wolverton Place or Deborah Drive).

City of Orono Brush Site - Website Info

Acceptable Materials: Twigs, Branches or Trees. Please make sure no debris, such as rocks, dirt or wires, are remaining. 

No grass or leaves are allowed to be dropped off. 

State law prohibits disposal of brush and tree waste in landfills or solid waste facilities. View Hennepin County yard and tree waste disposal locations.


  • Small Brush Disposal Fire
  • Large Brush Disposal Fire
  • Prairie Management Burns

Apply for a burning permit - it’s free! Burning permits are subject to restrictions and inspections. There are also times during the year that burning bans are enforced by the Department of Natural Resources. No burning is allowed during a burning ban, call before every burn 651-772-7930.


The City of Orono will be providing Christmas tree drop-off sites throughout the month of January. Christmas trees only (remove stands, decoration & lights).  Orono residents may leave trees at marked area for each location listed.

  • Antoine Park
  • Bederwood Park
  • Casco Point Ice Rink
  • Crystal Bay Park
  • Hackberry Park

Shoreline Alterations

Shoreline alterations are not permitted without a permit in the 0 to 75 foot zone! This includes aquatic plant removal, tree removal and clear cutting is never allowed!