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Tree-Debris Disposal & Storm Cleanup Resources

The early July storms and heavy winds that passed through the Omaha metro caused some of the most extensive storm damage this area has seen in recent years. We know the cleanup efforts have been challenging, and appreciate everyone doing their part to keep our community's efforts running smoothly. Below are some resources to help Omaha residents choose from available tree-disposal options and stay safe during the storm cleanup efforts. 

Keep Omaha Beautiful will continue to update this page as additional information becomes available. (Last updated 08/02/21 at 10:30am) 

CLOSED - All City of Omaha Tree debris drop-off locations.

 ENDED - All City of Omaha supplemental collection of storm tree debris.
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By 6am on your regular collection day, you can place tree debris or yardwaste in the 96-gallon black lid trash cart. This is your primary disposal and should be fully utilized.

  • Reminder: Yardwaste or tree debris should NOT be put in your green-lid recycling cart. 


Hillside Solutions & Soil Dynamics Downtown Drop Site
(Pay per load) 

Hillside Solutions recommends repurposing your tree stumps into firewood, outdoor stools, or play areas. But if you have more than you can use in your own yard, you can take trees debris to their downtown location to be recycled into compost and mulch. Their downtown Soil Dynamics site is accepting tree debris for a per-load fee. 

Hillside Solutions also rents roll-off containers for clean, tree debris. Containers can be delivered to and picked up from your home: 20-cubic yard container: $300 flat rate; 40-cubic yard container: $400 flat rate. Contact Soil Dynamics for details.  

Oma-Gro Yardwaste Facility
(Site accepting small branches, NO stumps)

Self-haul yardwaste bags and small branches (under 2” diameter) to the Oma-Gro facility: 15705 Harlan Lewis Road, Bellevue, NE 68123-5728. Oma-Gro is open to the public, 7am to 6pm weekdays for self-hauled yardwaste, which is accepted at no charge. REMINDER: Oma-Gro does NOT accept stumps, and no branches larger than 2" in diameter. All yardwaste material taken to Oma-Gro must be equal to the material allowed for collection by the City of Omaha. 

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