Collect food and non-recyclable paper from your kitchen, place them into biodegradable bags, and bring them to the Northfield Compost Site.
An organics dumpster is located at the compost site for disposal.
Northfield Compost Site
1801 Armstrong Road
Northfield, MN 55057
Open April 9 to November 14, 2021
Tuesday through Friday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (or sunset)
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or sunset)
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. (or sunset)
If sunset occurs before the closing time, the site will close due to darkness. The compost site does not have lights.
Topsoil compost is available free to the public for use in your yard. You are responsible for loading and hauling.
An organics dumpster is also located on the east side of the Northfield Street Shop.
Northfield Street shop1710 Riverview DriveNorthfield, MN 55057
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