Wood & Yard Waste

Wood waste is woody material that is no longer reusable but can be recycled into fuel for conversion to energy. Remove any metal pieces larger than nails and screws before recycling. If the wood is reusable, consider taking it to Heartwood ReSources:
3490 Highway 99 S
Roseburg, OR
Phone: 541-679-1777

You can find the following at heartwood ReSources:

  • Accepts donations of reusable materials
  • Deconstruction contractor
  • Reusable building materials for sale
  • Technical assistance

Recycling Locations

Here in Douglas County, we have a great system of transfer stations able to accept all your wood wastes. This is provided as a mechanism to keep this recyclable material out of the landfill.

Wood Waste Classification

Wood wastes include:

  • Bookshelves
  • Branches
  • Cabinets
  • Crates
  • Dowels
  • Dressers
  • End Cuts
  • Fencing
  • Lumber
  • Pallets
  • Particle Board
  • Plywood

Items Not Accepted

  • No Drywall
  • No Laminate (Formica etc.)
  • No Large metal pieces attached

Yard Waste

Yard waste is the vegetative material resulting from mowing lawns, trimming shrubs, or raking leaves. The County processes this material into a nutrient-rich mulch which is available for free pick up (loading fee of $15 applies if you do not self-load) by Douglas County residents. Yard Waste accepted at Roseburg Transfer Station and Roseburg Landfill only.

Yard Waste Classification

Yard waste includes:

  • Cuttings
  • Grass
  • Hay
  • Leaves
  • Sawdust
  • Shrubs
  • Straw
  • Weeds

Items Not Accepted

  • No Manure
  • No Pet waste
  • No Plastic Bags
  • No Poison Oak