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Residential Compost Sites

Residents that bag their yard waste for drop-off at a compost site must use paper or compostable plastic bags, or a reusable bag or a container that you take home.  

Food & yard waste drop-off locations
Residents may drop off both food and yard waste at the sites listed below. Call first for fees, days, hours, and materials accepted.

The Mulch Store
651-423-4401
16454 Blaine Ave., Empire
Year-round drop off is available. Food/organics must be separate from yard waste.

SMSC Organics Recycling Facility
952-403-7030
1905 Canterbury Rd., Shakopee
Year-round drop off is available.

Yard waste only drop-off locations
Residents may drop off yard waste only at the sites listed below. Call first for fees, days, hours, and materials accepted.

B & D Wood Recycling and Composting
507-645-4279
6520 280th St. W
Greenvale Township, Northfield

The Mulch Store
952-736-1915
1030 West Cliff Rd., Burnsville
Open seasonally for yard and tree waste.
Products available for sale: landscape mulch, compost, and soil.

Hastings Yard Waste Drop-off and Transfer Site
(For Hastings Residents Only )
651-480-2350
2800 Millard Ave., at east end of Industrial Park

Gertens
651-450-1501 (Retail location number)
5500 Blaine Ave., Inver Grove Heights
Year-round drop-off is available at the brick yard.  Call first.

Gertens R.E.S. Facility
651-209-3511 (Compost site)
805 Yankee Doodle Rd., Eagan
Sells landscape quality dirt and mulches.
Open seasonally. Call first.

South St. Paul Compost Site
651-554-3204
681 Verderosa Ave., South St. Paul

Information on this page applies to households ONLY. Different rules may apply to businesses in Dakota County.

Last updated: 9/22/2014 6:51 AM