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Biomass Pile / Fuels Reduction
Biomass PileThe Spring 2017 Biomass (Burn) Pile  / Fuels Reduction Collection will be held on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays beginning APRIL 22 through MAY 28 and on Monday, MAY 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.

The drop off area is divided into two piles one for mixed vegetation and the other for pine needles, grasses and leaves.  Thank you for your assistance in sorting materials, which contributes to cost savings.

The Biomass Pile is typically held twice a year, in the spring and fall for Alpine County residents and is free of charge. The event is provided by Alpine County Department of Public Works in cooperation with Eastern Alpine Fire / Rescue and Alpine Fire Safe Council.

Accepted Materials
  • Branches
  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Limbs
  • Natural vegetation
  • Pine needles
  • Shrubs

Not Accepted Materials
  • Aerosol cans
  • Anti-freeze
  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Cement
  • Cleaning fluids
  • Construction debris and construction site clearing debris
  • Dirt
  • Furniture
  • Garbage
  • Household waste
  • Metals
  • Non-vegetation items
  • Oil
  • Paint
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides and insecticides
  • Plastics
  • Recyclable items
  • Rocks
  • Solvents
  • Stumps
  • Tires
  • Trash
  • Treated wood
  • Vehicles
  • Wood with nails

Other Resources

More Information
For more information, please contact Alpine County Community Development at 530-694-2140.