Compost Site

City of Defiance Compost Site

The City of Defiance offers a location for citizens to dispose of yard waste. The entrance drive is located along the west fence of General Motors.  All private residents are welcome to take compost and mulch from the site when available.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Closed on the following Holidays: Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 and Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Compost Site is available to Defiance City residents only and must show a valid driver’s license or utility bill to access the site.

Acceptable Materials:

Leaves
Grass Clippings
Plant Materials
Brush
Limbs (under 12″ in diameter)
Shrubs

Non-Acceptable Materials:

Dirt
Construction Debris
Tree Stumps
Limbs exceeding 12″ in diameter
Trash (cans/plastics/automative parts/etc.)
Animal Waste
Black Walnuts & Hulls

Commercial dumping is prohibited.

**Regulations and hours are subject to change.**

For Information call City of Defiance Water Pollution Control Division at 419-782-0841

Contact Information:

Water Pollution Control
26273 State Route 281 East
Defiance, Ohio 43512

419.782.0841

Assistant Superintendent  – Kristi Babcock

More information on trash disposal:

information on home composting:

Compost Site Hours of Operation:

Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 p.m. –  6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Closed on the following Holidays:
Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 and Thursday, November 23rd, 2017