Compost Facility

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Operating Season

The facility is operated from approximately April through November, depending on the weather. The facility employs seasonal part-time gatekeepers throughout the operating season. 

The 2023 compost facility season opened on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Please note the new fee schedule and hours that took effect. The last day of the 2023 compost season will be Sunday, November 26th, 2023.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (will close at 5 pm after daylight savings 11/5)
Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee Schedule

2023 Fee Schedule

Compost Sale Notes

We currently have compost for sale.

Loading Notes

With a signed liability waiver & $20 loading fee, city staff are available by appointment only on Fridays from 10:00 am - 3:30 pm for loading assistance on large loads of compost or wood chips (when available). Compost is sold only to residents, no commercial or contractor operations.  Please request this appointment through the compost gatekeeper.

Permitted Materials

Disposable plastic bags are not allowed to enter the facility. Tree root balls/stumps are not accepted.

The facility accepts tree debris and yard waste. The Street Division processes some of the yard waste materials into compost. There is a charge for all materials coming in and compost going out. When available, cut-your-own firewood (at your risk) and wood chips are available at no cost.

The local landfill does not accept trees, branches, leaves, brush, or yard and garden waste for disposal. These items should be brought to the Compost Facility.