We have a free resident drop off site. It is located at 2001 Butterworth St SW. This is offered to Grand Rapids residents only, so bring your ID for proof of residence. Residents may drop off up to 4 cubic yards each week, at no out of pocket cost. Yard waste must be loose or in a paper bag. Plastic bags are not allowed. People with hydraulic dump-trailers will be required to manually empty the trailer for safety reasons.
APRIL THRU MID DECEMBER
Monday - Saturday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Holiday Site Closures
Our vendor will close the compost site on the following holidays
New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
Our yard waste drop off site is meant for residential yard waste only. Commercial contractors that want to use this site will need to work with our composting vendor We Care Denali who manages the on site operations. Commercial contractors will need to weigh material on our scale and pay the tipping fee.
Mulch and Compost Pickup - 2,000 yards of mulch and compost will be available each season. City resident will be allowed to pick up to 1 cubic yard each season on a fist come basis. Material is available each Saturday, April - June, each season. Additional materila may be purchased directly from our vendor WeCare Denali.
WeCare Compost - $28 per cubic yard
WeCare Hardwood Mulch - $12 per cubic yard
WeCare Natural Wood Chips - $5.00 per cubic yard
Retail Customer - $10 per cubic yard
Commercial Customer - $40 per ton
Not sure if your yard waste is eligible for drop off? Give us a call. Our number is in the contact us section of this page.