Street Department

Compost Site

The compost site is where Kendallville city residents and contractors working for city residents and on city projects within the city limits are allowed to dispose of leaves, garden plants, shrubs, limbs, brush items and grass clippings. The site is restricted to the above listed items. Dumping trash, processed lumber and landscape timbers is strictly prohibited.

The compost site has wood chips and composted leaves for gardens available at no cost. Anyone interested in wood chips or compost must be prepared to load and transport to their residence.

Location: The site is located on West Wayne Street just east of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Hours: The compost site is open from April 15th through November 15th. These dates may change due to weather. Hours are Tuesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. On site loading equipment is available only on Saturday.