For 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; excludes multi-unit complexes. Payment method accepted; CASH OR CHECK ONLY.

Compost Site Photo 1

Contact Compost Site: (734) 482-6681

Contact Waste Management: (866) 797-9018 OR (800) 796-9696


Compost Site Hours & Location:

April  - November

Compost Site Photo 2Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday Closed

Winter Hours:

December - March

Saturday ONLY 9:00am - 4:00pm

2600 E Clark Rd.
Ypsilanti, MI 48198


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

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


Important changes for 2018 are in bold and underlined below.

Acceptable Items for Composting
Brush, 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 - no metal fencing, White Goods: stove, dryer, washer, hot water heater, etc.

Unacceptable Items for Recycling

Recycle Container PhotoAntifreeze/motor oil/oil filters, Tires (with or without rims), Batteries.

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


Acceptable Items for Refuse Dumpster
Carpet, Drywall, Furniture, Landscaping timbers, Lumber, Mattress/box spring, Dried latex paint, Shingles.

Unacceptable Items For Refuse Dumpster
Computers and related items, Concrete, Propane tanks, Tires, Household chemicals, Fluorescent tubes and bulbs, Paint - oil base/enamel, Dirt.