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Compost Site

The Paynesville Compost Site is located two miles northeast of Paynesville at 18390 County Road 33, Paynesville. The site is open to Paynesville city and Paynesville township residents. No permit is needed to use the Compost Site but we would appreciate anything you can spare for the donation box located on site. Finished compost is also available for pick-up.

The site is open daily, 8am to dusk from April through mid-November, weather permitting. Contact City Hall at 320-243-3714 for opening and closing dates. The Compost Site is monitored by surveillance cameras.

Accepted Items:
Grass Trimmings
Garden Vegetation
Tree prunings of branches less than 4 inches in diameter
Lake Weeds
Pine Cones
Corn Stalks
Sunflower Stalks

Not Accepted Items:
Plastic Bags
Construction Debris
Tree Stumps
Shrub Roots
Tree branches or other parts of trees 4 inches in diameter or greater