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


Monday May 29th 2023 ALL Lawrence County Solid Waste locations will be CLOSED for Memorial Day