The Brookings Regional Landfill Citizens Campus is available to residents free of charge. It is located near the entrance of the Landfill.
To access the Citizens Campus, turn right after passing through the first set of Landfill gates.
The Citizens Campus will be open 24/7 starting April 1st, 2022 and will switch to standard landfill hours for the cold weather season (date to be determined).
Clean Wood/Lumber Area
This area is for pallets and clean lumber only. Please do not place stained, painted, or treated wood, decking material, or furniture in this area. Wood with surface coatings should be disposed of at the Landfill during regular operating hours.
Note: Tree branches can be dropped off at the Citizens Campus. Please place tree branches in separate tree pile area.
Trees and tree branches/logs may be placed in this area.
Note: Please place other wood/lumber in separate wood/lumber area.
The compost area accepts flowers and weeds, grass clippings, leaves, stalks, vines, and small twigs (less than 1/2 inch in diameter).
Recycled compost material created through the Landfill's compost program is available free for use in yard and garden projects at no charge to residents.
Solid Waste / LandfillPhysical Address
4101 30th Street
Brookings, SD 57006
Phone: (605) 693-3667
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Note: The Landfill will be closed Saturdays in January through Mid-March
For Holiday Hours please review the
landfill / collections holiday calendar
Citizens Campus Hours -
- *Open during regular landfill hours during cold weather season.
- *Open 24/7 during warm weather season. (note: for safety reasons the campus is currently operating during business hours only and is not open 24/7)
*Note: Calendar date of change to/from 24/7 hours varies by year – see Citizen Campus Webpage for more info.