Slash Mulch

2024 Slash/Mulch Site Now Open

Saturdays ONLY April 6 - October 26
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Please note the Slash-Mulch site in Douglas County is for Douglas County residents only.

Did you know that removing tree limbs, shrubs and brush from your property is essential for wildfire risk reduction? Good news – Douglas County provides a location to dispose of this unwanted slash.

Douglas County’s slash-mulch site, at 1400 Caprice Drive in Castle Rock, opened April 2 and will remain open on Saturdays only from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through October 29. This is the perfect place to
dispose of limbs, shrubs and brush. The site also gives residents the opportunity to go home with fresh mulch.

Acceptable items include: tree limbs, loose pine needles, shrubs, brush with a maximum length of 6 feet and maximum diameter of 12 inches. Please note all loads must be covered upon arrival to the slash-mulch site. ** Absolutely no dumping allowed Monday through Friday**

Unacceptable items include: appliances, compost, decorative wood chips, dirt, fencing, grass / hay, household trash / yard waste, leaves, lumber / pallets / railroad ties, pine cones, roots / stumps, weeds, yucca plants.

During open season a County operated loader will be available to load free wood chips for homeowners to use as mulch. Material can be picked up anytime during the season the site is open to accept slash.

In the event of inclement weather, please call 303.663.6274 to ensure that the site will be open as scheduled.