Yard Waste

The compost site located at 214 14th St NE will open for the season on Wednesday April 19, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.   

The City of Faribault maintains a compost site at 214 NE 14th Street, behind the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Check signs for designated dumping areas. Weather permitting, the compost site opens in mid to late April and closes in November (actual opening and closing dates are weather dependent). Once open, seasonal hours of service are: Monday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  It is closed on holidays.

Rice County also maintains a compost-recycling center. You can call the county's Recycling Hotline at 507-332-6833 or check the Rice County Yard Waste page for other composting information and options.