Yard Waste Drop-off

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Yard Waste Drop-off

The Davenport Compost Facility accepts clean yard waste from Scott County, IA only.  Yard wastes dropped off at the facility and those collected through the curbside solid waste collection program are recycled into environmentally beneficial soil amendments.

A tipping fee is required depending on the type and quantity of waste.  Some guidelines for disposal may also apply.

Acceptable drop-off items:

 Type of Material  Disposal Guidelines  Fee per Bag  Fee per Cubic Yard (3x3x3)
 Grass  Loose or Bagged  $.50 per Bag*  $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
 Leaves  Loose or Bagged  $.50 per Bag*  $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
 Garden Debris and Weeds  Loose or Bagged  $.50 per Bag*  $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
 Hedge Trimmings  Loose or Bagged  $.50 per Bag*  $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
 Logs, Branches, Tree Trimmings  Must be less than 5ft in length  No Charge  No Charge
 Clean Tree Root Balls  Must be less than 5ft in length  No Charge  No Charge


*Except during Free Yard Waste Weeks in Davenport.  During these weeks yard wastes residents may drop off their yard wastes free of charge.

Unacceptable drop-off items:

  • Lumber - Treated, Painted or Constructed
  • Railroad Ties/Landscape Timbers
  • Dirt or Sod
  • Tree Root Balls with Excess Soil Attached
  • Rocks or Concrete
  • Metal, Plastic, Tires - any material that should be collected through curbside solid waste collection and/or should be disposed of at the landfill.

Questions?  Contact us at 563.328.7225 or file a request for information.