Through the Compost It! program, residents in participating communities can conveniently dispose of yard and garden waste at the curb. Residents who live in communities that do not participate in the Compost It! program can call their garbage hauler for collection options or self-haul to the landfill. 

Collection Options

Residents have options for disposal through the Compost It! program. 

Bags & Stickers 

  • Compost It! branded bags or stickers are required for curbside collection of yard waste. 
  • Purchase bags and stickers

Cart Service 

  • Subscribe to the annual service and enjoy the convenience of a 96-gallon cart
  • Sign-up

2021 Compost It! Season

Yard waste is accepted at Metro Park East Landfill year-round. If it’s brought in Compost It! bags, or with appropriate stickers, it is free of charge year-round. Otherwise, there is a disposal fee.

Winter Collection: December 27, 2021 – January 7, 2022

Regular Season: April 5 – November 27, 2021

Recycling Yard Waste into Compost 

Creating Compost

We turn your lawn and garden debris into Grow Gold compost, a natural soil conditioner, that you can purchase on site!


Grow Gold Compost