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 hours for yard waste disposalEmail: email@example.com
Every spring, the Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) coordinates with a variety of organizations to sell rain barrels and compost bins at low cost to Minnesota residents. This year, the Environmental Resources Department has partnered with RAM to distribute the bins and barrels.
Compost bins and rain barrels are available for purchase via RAM's website (while supplies last). To purchase, click here>>>
If products are sold out, email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a waiting list. You will need to provide the following information:
Being placed on the waiting list does not guarantee the opportunity to
purchase a compost bin/rain barrel.
Bring your receipt/registration form.
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The entrance is located on the south side of the Compost Site.
Finished compost is available for pick-up on the north side of the Compost Site.
Donation boxes are available on-site for residents who wish to support the Compost Site's daily operations.
An Olmsted County employee is available to load 10,000# (or greater) GVW vehicles for a fee of $15.00 per ton or $12.00 per cubic yard from 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday. From December through March, this service is available by request only; residents should call 507 328-7070 to schedule an appointment.
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
fee (160 KB).