Location and Hours of Operation
Compost Facility Phone: 641-754-5745
The Compost Facility is located at 900 Woodland Street, and is operated from approximately April through November, depending on weather. The facility employs seasonal part-time gatekeepers and is open seven days a week, through the operating season.The Compost Facility is currently closed for the season. The facility will open for the 2017 season in early April, a date has not yet been announced.
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The facility accepts tree debris and yard waste. The Street Division processes the materials into wood chip mulch and compost. There is a charge for all materials going in and going out. Some General Fund money is used to subsidize the facility.
The local landfill does not accept trees, branches, leaves, brush, or yard and garden waste for disposal. These items should be brought to the Compost Facility.
Disposal Fees (approved contractors and vendors)
City of Marshalltown approved / labeled compost bags are sold at Hy Vee, Fareway, Menards, Theisens and the Compost Facility. Disposal of these bags at the Compost facility is FREE.
All non-approved bags (excluding Kraft paper / City approved bags) and other containers must be removed from the site.
Compost Fee Schedule is available under the resources section of Public Works under Policy Documents as a pdf document .