Citizens Campus

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.

Tree/Branches Area

Trees and tree branches/logs may be placed in this area.

Note: Please place other wood/lumber in separate wood/lumber area.

Compost 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

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.

Virtual Tour

  1. Solid Waste / Landfill

    Physical Address
    4101 30th Street
    Brookings, SD 57006

    Landfill Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    Note: The Landfill is closed Saturdays from December 1 through March 31.

    For Holiday Hours, please see the
    Landfill and Collections Calendar

    Citizens Campus Hours -

    • Open during regular landfill hours during cold-weather season.
    • Open 24/7 during warm weather season. 

     *Note: Calendar date of change to/from 24/7 hours varies by year – see Citizen Campus Webpage for more info.