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The South St. Paul Compost Site opened for the 2022 season on April 8, 2022. The Compost Site is located off of Hardman Avenue and Verderosa Avenue (near the DNR Boat Launch and Community Gardens).
April 8th to September 4th - 9 AM to 2:00 PM, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
September 9th to November 13th - 9 AM to 5:00 PM, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
The compost site accepts yard waste, such as grass clippings and leaves. Fees for disposal is $1.00 per bag or barrel. Pickup loads are charged based on size of truck or trailer. No commercial truck loads are accepted. Please do not leave yard waste bags outside of the gates or in the compost piles. Fines may be imposed for illegal dumping.
The site may not open for the day or close early based upon the weather conditions.
Other option to dispose of leaves and garden waste is Gertens located at 5500 Blaine Avenue, Inver Grove Heights (651-450-1501) Or Gertens R.E.S. Facility located at 805 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan.
You are required to unload your own yard waste, take empty bags/containers with you, and ensure any yard waste you bring to the site is free of garbage, recyclables or plastic
BRUSH/TREE WASTE: The South St. Paul Compost Site does not accept any type of brush or tree waste.