Annual Leaf Disposal and Food Drive

Thank you for participating in this year's leaf drop-off events, see you next fall!


City residents still have time to drop-off leaves at the events below.

Partner Date/Time Location
City of Cornelius 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday, December 20
Public Works Facility, 1300 S Kodiak Circle
City of Forest Grove 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 20
East end of 22nd Ave., east of Yew St.
City of Hillsboro

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 20

Fairground Sports Complex, 28th Avenue next to the tennis courts
City of Tigard 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, December 13
Cook Park, at the end of 92nd Avenue just off of Durham Road

Participating in the leaf disposal program helps:

This program is funded by Clean Water Services' $6.75 per month Surface Water Management (SWM) fee. The SWM fee pays for flood management and water quality protection and improvement programs including street sweeping, 24-hour emergency flood response, catch basin cleaning, water quality monitoring, watershed planning and public education.

Last year Washington County residents cleared 105 dump truck loads of leaves from neighborhood streets and donated 3,406 pounds of food and $282 to the Oregon Food Bank. Clean Water Services composts about 10,000 cubic yards of leaves each year which includes leaves from our regular street sweeping program, curbside leaf collection and the annual leaf disposal program. That translates into about 1,000 dump truck loads per year (an average dump truck holds about 10-12 cubic yards). Leaves are taken to West Union Gardens and made into mulch.


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