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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. 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 $12/yd $12/yd $12/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 $11.50/yd $11.50/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 Bill Twp $20 each* $20 each

Recycle Container Photo

Acceptable Items for Composting: Brush, branches, grass, leaves, woodchips.

Acceptable Items for Recycling: Automobile batteries, freon related items: refrigerator/freezer (doors removed), de-humidifier, water cooler, air-conditioner etc., scrap metal, white goods: stove, dryer, washer, hot water heater, etc.

Unacceptable Items for Recycling: Antifreeze/motor oil/oil filters, tires (with or without rims), batteries, metal fencing.

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.

Compost Site Photo 2Unacceptable Items for Trash (Refuse Dumpster): Computers and related items, concrete, propane tanks, tires, household chemicals, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, paint - oil base/enamel, dirt.


Compost Site Holidays

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


New Year's Day - Saturday, January 1, 2022

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2022

Independence Day - Monday July 4, 2022

Labor Day - Tuesday, September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 24, 2022

Christmas Eve - Saturday, December 24, 2022

New Year's Eve - Saturday, December 31, 2022

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