Compost Facility opens Saturdays beginning March 3rd

Natalie WardCity, Solid Waste

The City’s Compost Facility located at 1420 E. 11th Street, which is east of 11th and Haskell Avenue over the railroad tracks, will be open to the public on Saturdays, starting March 3rd through mid-December, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the following:

  • Residents may drop off brush and other yard waste which includes leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, and prunings from trees and shrubs. Cost: $5 per pickup truck load (more for larger trucks).
  • Residents may purchase compost or woodchips. Self-load, bring a shovel. Cost: $10 per pickup truck load (more for larger trucks).
  • All Saturdays are self-load, except the first Saturday of the month, April through October, there will be a City operator onsite to load trucks and trailers. Cost: $10 per pickup truck load (more for larger trucks).

It is CASH ONLY for all transactions.

For additional information, please visit www.LawrenceRecycles.org.

Media Contact: Kathy Richardson, solid waste manager, (785) 832-3032.