Seasonal Compost Facility

Location & Operating Months

This facility is located in the 300 block of East Main Street in Cedar Falls. This area is north of the river, across the railroad tracks in northern Cedar Falls. The Compost Facility is open April through November. See hours of operation below. This is for the use of Cedar Falls residents only.  No contractors.

Hours of Operation

Operating dates and/or times may be altered depending on usage and weather conditions:


Open daily 7:30 am to dusk.

December- March

Facility open weather permitting.

Materials Accepted

  • Brush
  • Logs
  • Leaves
  • Garden waste
  • Grass clippings

Materials Not Accepted

  • Garbage
  • Demolition material 
  • Treated lumber/wood

Brush and Twigs

Brush and twigs are processed separately from the yard and garden waste. Check with attendant on site if you are unsure where to unload materials.

Compost & Wood Mulch Available

Compost and wood mulch is available to residents free of charge during normal operating hours.