Bellingham residents can drop off tree branches and other woody debris for free during the first week of April at Cowden Gravel.
Only yard waste that can go through a chipper for mulch will be accepted, so that means no grass clippings.
It is being organized by the city of Bellingham as a replacement for the 27-year-old Clean Green program, which the City Council decided in January to end.
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Officials said then that yard waste from city residents would be accepted for free during two peak periods, once in spring and the other in fall, as well as after significant storms.
The former Clean Green program allowed anyone to drop yard waste at a transfer station in Bellingham for a fee on a weekly seasonal basis.