Compost Site

Effective September 24, 2021

The Compost site is currently open every Saturday and Sunday 8am – 2pm.

Beginning on Saturday, October 23, the site will be open 7 days a week thru Sunday, December 5, 2021. After December 5, the site will be closed to the public until further notice.

A valid, 2021 Compost Site Permit is required for entry into the compost site.

Permits are available at the Public Works Office located at 6 Stanton Road during the office hours of Monday thru Friday, 8am-3pm (closed for lunch 12pm -12:30pm).

Compost permits will be issued to residents of Windsor Locks, who provide proof of a valid vehicle registration for the vehicle that will be used at the site, and which is registered in the Town of Windsor Locks. Bring your valid vehicle registration and ID with you to the office when applying for a permit.

Compost site permits are not issued on Saturday and not issued at the compost site.

Compostable Items Accepted: Leaves, sticks, mushrooms, pine cones, acorns, thatch, old mulch that is free of rocks and soil.

Wood Waste Accepted: Tree material such as limbs, branches, logs, bushes and shrubs with no stumps.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS INCLUDE: Food waste, stumps, sod, stones, pressure treated wood, construction materials, household trash.

GREEN GRASS CLIPPINGS are accepted but must be free of other items and placed in the designated green grass area. See site personnel for directions.