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Bulk compost sales have relocated to the Compost Center at the Metro Park East Landfill, effective 6/18/18. 

Grow Gold Compost is available for purchase from Metro Waste Authority in both bulk and bags. Please read the information below for more info about how purchasing functions at our facilities. 


Bulk compost sales are only available at the Metro Park East Landfill in Mitchellville. The minimum purchase size is one cubic yard, which is approximately enough to fill the back of a small pickup truck. Price is $10 per cubic yard.

Compost will be loaded with a front loader, so only trucks with open-top loading can be filled. No self-loading is allowed at this facility.

Cash, checks, and major credit cards are all accepted. 

Please see the map to the right (click to enlarge) for assistance in navigating to the Compost Pad at the Metro Park East Landfill. 


Bag sales are available at the locations below for $4 each and can hold approximately 2 cubic feet. Bags and shovels are provided with loose compost for customers to self-load bags. 

Metro Park East Landfill in Mitchellville: Cash/check/card accepted

Metro Northwest Transfer Station in Grimes: Cash/check accepted at compost station, cards accepted through attendant