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Chip Site

Admission Fee


The Chip Site is a service offered to residents within the Derby city limits only. Free mulch is available for use by Derby city limit residents as well. Mulch may be picked up during regular operating hours.

What's allowed
  • Tree trunks / limbs up to 10 inches in diameter. 
What's not allowed:
  • Grass clippings, leaves, and thorny brush.
Please do not dump limbs when the Chip Site is closed. And remember, this is not a dump site for unwanted items, the city only accepts tree limbs.

The Chip Site is closed on Saturdays when large events are held at the park (Derby BBQ Festival, July 4) or when city offices are closed for holidays on a Friday or Monday.

From November to March, the Chip site is open the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tree Recycle
During the holiday season, the city offers recycling for Christmas trees. This event generally begins the week of Christmas and lasts through the second week of January.