Our compost heap is open daily from dawn to dusk and is monitored by security cameras. Here are the rules:

Allowable Materials:

Grass clippings

Hay: Cut and remove bale strings

Hedge prunings: Less than ¼” Diameter only

Kitchen trimmings

Leaves

Manure

Sawdust and shavings

Weeds and plant residue

Special Materials Also Allowed:

Sand: Put aside for road use

Sod: Put in topsoil pile

Topsoil: Put in topsoil pile

Woodchips: Put in woodchip pile

DO NOT DUMP:

Bricks, blocks, rocks

Broken rake handles

Brush: No woody material larger than ¼” diameter. Partially rotten sticks raked up with leaves OK up to ¾” diameter.

Metal, soda cans

Plastic

Please dump as close to the pile as possible. Don’t spread out your loads. Thank you.

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