November 01, 2014

Compost Center

COMMUNITY COMPOST CENTER

19646 Division Drive, Marshall

 HOURS OF OPERATION FOR 2014

(April 14th to November 15th)

                        Monday                          9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

                        Tuesday                          1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

                        Wednesday                     9:00 am to 12:00 pm

                        Thursday                        1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

                        Friday                              Closed

                       Saturday                         8:00 am to 3:00 pm

                       Sunday                            Closed

Compost Center will be closed on all major holidays.
 
The City of Marshall operates the Calhoun County Community Compost Center which represents a partnership between the City of Marshall and the Calhoun County Health Department.  The funding for the operation of the center comes from the City of Marshall’s general fund and the Calhoun County Solid Waste Management Fund (SWMF).  The SWMF revenue is generated by host fees from the landfill in Convis Township.  One of the many purposes of this fund is promote composting.  Find out more information here:  http://www.calhouncountyrecycling.com/
 
There is no charge for use of the Compost Center to any Calhoun County resident for disposal of residential bio-mass including tree limbs, grass clippings, leaves and wood chips (under 5 yards).  Commercial users and users with more than 5 yards will be charged a dump fee of $25. 

The Community Compost Center also offers material for purchase:

Unscreened Compost: 
$1.00 per container such as a 20 gallon trash can or smaller container
$5.00 ½ Cubic Yard (approximately one loader scoop, includes loading)
$10.00 per cubic yard
 
Screened Compost: 
$2.00 per container such as a 20 gallon trash can or smaller container
$7.00 ½ Cubic Yard (approximately one loader scoop, includes loading)
$14.00 per cubic yard
 
Wood Chips:
$2.00 per load less than a yard          
$10.00 per load one to five yards
$50.00 per load greater than five yards         
 
The Community Compost Center does not accept:                       
Building Materials
Plastic Bags
Stumps
 
Directions to the Compost Center from Brooks Memorial Fountian:
Travel South of S. Kalamazoo Avenue to Hughes Street, Turn right on Hughes Street traveling to the east, Hughes becomes Homer Road, take a Left on Division Drive traveling East.  Compost Center is on the left about 2 miles.  See map below.