Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Compost and Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Rules

Compost and yard waste may be brought to the Department of Public Works Garage at 620 W. Madison Avenue.  There is a designated container at the Public Works Garage.  All non-biodegradable containers must be emptied and taken home by the people dropping off compost or placed in the trash can next to the drop-off site.  There is no fee for compost and yard waste drop-off. 

Accepted Items: Grass clippings, leaves, small twigs (not more than 1/2 inch diameter), raw garden waste, tree seeds, pine cones, flowering plants and other materials deemed acceptable by a Public Works representative.

Non-Accepted Items: Food waste, tree branches, firewood, plastic bags, paper bags, cardboard, trash and other items deemed unacceptable by a Public Works representative.