The City of Defiance offers a location for citizens to dispose of yard waste (only leaves, small tree branches, grass, sticks - no cans or bottles or other trash and no bags). The entrance drive is located along the west fence of General Motors.
March through November:
Saturday: 9 am to 2:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: Noon to 6 pm
Closed: July 4th and Thanksgiving Day
Weekend hours will end on November 26, 2024
Saturdays will remain open until December 14, 2024
The last day the Compost Site will be open for the season is December 14, 2024 but will re-open in March 2025. The date to be determined.
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.
Limbs (under 12 inches in diameter)
Black walnuts and hulls
Limbs exceeding 12 inches in diameter
Trash (cans/plastics/automotive parts/etc.)
Commercial dumping is prohibited.
Please note: Regulations and hours are subject to change.
For Information call City of Defiance Water Pollution Control Division at 419-782-0841.