Compost Site


Accepted Materials

The following materials are accepted at the Compost Site:

  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Brush Under 1-inch in Diameter
Garden materials may be dropped directly into the compost piles loose or in biodegradable bags; plastic bags are not permitted. 

Kitchen waste/food items are collected weekly in curbside kitchen compost wheelie-bins, and are not allowed at the Yard Compost Site. If you did not receive your free, food-waste mini wheelie-bin please collect one from the DPW Office, Town Hall. Please consider joining this program to reduce volume in your orange bags and to reduce costs to the town for trash tonnage removal.


The Town's Compost Site is located next to the Medical Building at 197 School Street.

Hours of Operation

The compost site is open April to December, weather permitting:  2017 RE-OPEN DATE: Saturday April 8, 2017

  • Thursday,  9am to 3pm
  • Saturday,  9am to 3pm