Where can I take my leaves and garden waste?

Composted materials (such as leaves or garden waste) can be taken to the City Compost Site, which is located on Peabody Road by the City lagoons.


Compost Site Map


Compost Site Rules

  • Place material in appropriate areas.
  • Burning by authorize personnel only.  Burning by unauthorized persons are subject to a misdemeanor and/or fines of $750.
  • Anyone witnessing misuse of this site is encouraged to get a license plate number and call the Police Department at 507-637-4005.


  •  April 1 – October 31
    Monday:  CLOSED
    Tuesday – Friday:  7:30 am – 8:00 pm
    Saturday/Sunday:  9:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • November 1 – March 31
    Monday:  CLOSED
    Tuesday – Friday:  7:30 am – 6:30 pm
    Saturday/Sunday:  9:00 am – 6:30 pm

You can also take composted materials to the former city shop at 1200 South  Mill Street on the west side of the building.