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Address: Across the street from the Hazardous Waste Facility - 305 Silver Creek Rd NE, Rochester, MN 55906Phone: 507 328-7070 Fax: 507 328-7090Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMCompost Site Hours: Open 7 days a week during daylight hoursEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finished compost is available for pick-up on the north side of the Compost Site. Bring a shovel to load your bucket, pickup truck, or trailer.
Donation boxes are available on-site for residents and businesses who wish to support the Compost Site's daily operations.
April - November: An Olmsted County employee is available to load vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 lbs. (or greater) for a fee of $15.00 per ton or $12.00 per cubic yard from 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday.
December - March: Bulk loading is available by request only; residents should call 507 328-7070 to schedule an appointment.
Jumping Worms are an invasive species of earthworm that can strip nutrients from topsoil and increase erosion. Check your yard waste before bringing it to the Compost Site.
The Environmental Resources Department has never found Jumping Worms in the finished compost at the Compost Site.
Precautions for Yard Waste Drop-off
Precautions for Compost Customers
University of Minnesota Extension and MN Pollution Control Agency have created detailed guides on backyard composting.
Small quantities of tree waste and brush can be disposed at the Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus for a
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