Yard Waste

Compost Site Closed
Due to heavy rain and flooding, the compost site is closed until further notice.

The City of Faribault maintains a compost site at 214 NE 14th Street, behind the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Check signs for designated dumping areas. Weather permitting, the compost site opens in April and closes in November (actual opening and closing dates are weather dependent). It is closed on holidays. Hours of service are: Monday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Rice County also maintains a compost-recycling center. You can call the county's Recycling Hotline at 507-332-6833 or check the Rice County Yard Waste page for other composting information and options.