By: Jeremy DeighanSeptember 25, 2023

Brush Container Closed Starting September 26th

The City of Elkins Brush Container will be closed September 26th due to it being a full container. The container will be hauled off during the day to be emptied and will reopen around 1:00 p.m.

The drop-off site is behind the Street Department garage. To reach the containers, drive past the garage, turn right on Chestnut Street, and turn right into the gravel lot behind the Street Department garage. Here is a dropped pin showing the precise location of the containers on Google Maps.


Glass and yard waste may be dropped off at this location Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Acceptable Yard Waste Materials

  • Grass, tree and shrub trimmings
  • Vegetative landscaping materials
  • Leaves and hay
  • Plant debris
  • Branches and brush (limits: no thicker than 2 inches; no longer than 8 feet) tied with a string or twine in manageable bundles (no wires or plastic ties)

Unacceptable Yard Waste Materials

  • Plastics
  • Treated wood
  • Construction/demolition debris
  • Household trash
  • Animal waste
  • Non-organic material
  • Yard waste containing concrete, rocks, sod, or dirt
  • Items over 50 pounds
  • Any other items unsuitable for composting
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