Compost Facility

Acceptable Compost Materials

The Compost Facility processes yard trimmings collected from residents and businesses into compost, a rich soil. Below you will find a list of materials that are suitable for this purpose and a list of materials that will not be accepted.


Acceptable Compost Materials:

  • Brush (Fees Apply)
  • Limbs (Fees Apply)
  • Branches (Fees Apply)
  • Wood Chips
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Plants
  • Sawdust
  • Pine Needles
  • Fruits
  • Christmas Trees (decorations removed)


Unacceptable Compost materials (accepted at the transfer station):

  • Paneling
  • Plywood
  • Pressure Treated Lumber
  • Railroad Ties
  • Wafer Board

Unaccepted materials can be disposed of at the Transfer Station.

Lawrence County Solid Waste

3326 Mitchell Road

Bedford In 47421