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Compost Site Photo 1For dropping off of recycling, yard waste, obtaining compost, or for refuse dumpster use, you may visit the Ypsilanti Township Compost Site. Please check in with gate attendant; proof of single-family home residency is required with government issued driver's license or State ID. Multi-unit complexes are excluded from dropping off yard waste and obtaining compost at the resident rate however, apartment-dwellers are permitted to use the recycling containers on site.
Payment method accepted; CASH OR CHECK ONLY.



* Superior residents eligible for max reimbursement of $50.00 once per year.

Compost Site Prices

All prices are set at a minimum charge. Please do not leave materials outside gate.

ItemYpsilanti TownshipCity of YpsilantiSuperior TownshipAll Others
Compost  2 yd per Township address free/then $8/yd $13/yd $13/yd $13/yd
Wood Chips  3 yd per Township address free/then $5/yd $5/yd $5/yd $5/yd
Wood Mulch  $13.50/yd $13.50/yd $13.50/yd $13.50/yd
Economy Mulch  $8.50/yd $8.50/yd $8.50/yd $8.50/yd
Yard Waste  No Fee-Twp Residents Bill City $12/yd $12/yd* $13/yd
Wood > 1' dia.  $13/yd $13/yd $13/yd $13/yd
Trash  1 cyd. min.  $15/yd $22/yd $22/yd* $22/yd

Scrap Metal, Auto Batteries

 No Fee No Fee No Fee

No Fee

Freon related items  $10 each $20 each $20 each* $20 each

Recycle Container Photo

Acceptable Items for Composting: brush and branches (separate from yard waste), grass, leaves, natural woodchips

Acceptable Items for Recycling: automobile batteries, household recyclable items, scrap metal, metal fencing

Freon related items ($10/item): refrigerators/freezers (doors removed), de-humidifiers, water coolers, air-conditioners etc.,

White goods: humidifier, stove, dryer, washer, hot water heater, etc.

The Recycle container at the Compost Site has the same rules as Curbside Recycle Collection

Acceptable Items for Trash (Refuse Dumpster): carpet, drywall, furniture, landscaping timbers, lumber, mattress/box spring, dried latex paint, shingles, household batteries, colored and rubber mulches (red, brown, black, gold)

Compost Site Photo 2

All Unacceptable Items: antifreeze/motor oil/oil filters, tires (with or without rims), computers and related items, concrete, clay, dirt, sand, sod, propane tanks, household chemicals, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, paint - oil base/enamel.


Compost Site Holidays

The Compost site will be CLOSED in observance of the following holidays:


Memorial Day - Monday, May 29

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4

Labor Day - Tuesday, September 4

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23

Compost Site Hours & Location

April - November
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm

December - March
Saturday ONLY 9:00am - 4:00pm

2600 E Clark Rd.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Contact Compost Site



Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 544 - 4000

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily