Compost Facility opens Saturdays beginning March 4th

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

(Lawrence, Kan.) – 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 4th 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).

• NEW this year! Starting in April through October, on the first Saturday of the month, 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, visit lawrenceks.org/swm.

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