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Compost Site

Compost Site Entrance Sticker

Residents interested in using the Compost Site must obtain a window sticker (no charge) from the City Clerk’s office on the 2nd floor of City Hall, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.
Residents will receive only one sticker per address and the stickers do not expire. Random checks for proof of residency or city property ownership will be conducted at the site.

Non-Residents, businesses, and commercial lawn care businesses may also use the compost site for a $100 permit fee. The entire fee schedule is listed below:

City Resident

  • Top soil and mulch pick up at no cost when loading by hand
  • $20 per cubic yard of material (top soil, mulch, unsifted millings) loaded by City staff
  • $35 per cubic yard – two yard minimum (top soil, mulch, and unsifted millings) delivered within city limits

Businesses (Excluding Lawn Care Services) and Non-Residents

  • Businesses (excluding lawn care services) and non-residents of the City can purchase a compost site tag for $100 per year
  • Top soil and mulch pick up at no cost when loading by hand
  • $25 per cubic yard of material (top soil, mulch, unsifted millings) loaded by City staff (Must call ahead)
  • $50 per cubic yard – two yard minimum (top soil, mulch, and unsifted millings) delivered within five miles of city limits

Commercial Lawn Care Businesses

  • Commercial lawn care businesses can purchase a compost site tag for $100 per year. $20 per each site entry. Punch card system billed in June and December.
  • Top soil and mulch pick up at no cost when loading by hand
  • $25 per cubic yard of material (top soil, mulch, unsifted millings) loaded by City staff (Must call ahead)
  • $50 per cubic yard – two yard minimum (top soil, mulch, and unsifted millings) delivered within five miles of city limits
  • Call ahead for drop off appointment. Anything after 3:30 PM will need to be dropped off next business day.

*Appointments must be made in advance by calling Public Works at 517-264-4829
**Bulk Pricing (10+ Cubic Yards): $20 per cubic yard for pick up (loaded by City staff), $40 per cubic yard for delivery
***Weekend or after hour rates available for additional $100 per load
****Quantity subject to change based on material in stock
**** Compost tags prorated on a monthly basis

Compost Site Hours

May 2 - December 5
Tuesdays - Noon-7pm
Saturdays - 8am-2pm

The City Compost Site is located on Oakwood Avenue just past Oakwood Cemetery. Residents interested in using the Compost Site must obtain a permanent window sticker (one per address-stickers do not expire) from City Hall. The City Compost Site is available only to residents that pay for trash pick-up.

Accepted Yard Waste

Yard waste such as leaves, grass & garden debris are accepted at the site (no trash, building materials, etc. should be mixed in with the yard waste).

Yard waste in plastic bags must be de-bagged by the residents prior to leaving the compost site. Residents may drop off yard waste if placed in biodegradable paper bags. Residents are welcome to bring loose material, brush, and branches to dump on the designated piles. 

When compost is available, it can be picked up at the compost site during Tuesday and Saturday hours. Compost delivery is also available for a fee and must be ordered from City Hall, first floor at the tellers window. The City of Adrian is not responsible for any damages caused by chemicals used to treat brush, grass, weeds, and other yard materials used to create mulch. Use of City generated mulch is at the users own risk and the user assumes all responsibility.

Compost Site Location

The City Compost Site is located on Oakwood Avenue just past Oakwood Cemetery.

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Yard Waste Collection
In 2020 City of Adrian will conduct a Spring and a Fall yard waste collection. For further information please visit the Yard Waste Collection page.

Contact
Please contact DPW at 517-264-4888 with questions.