How to Compost in Lucas County
CITY OF MAUMEE YARD WASTE DISPOSAL OPTIONS 2021
Yard waste is not included in the regular refuse collection. Yard waste may be handled by the residents through home composting, through the yard waste collection service provided by Republic Service, or through utilizing the available yard waste drop-off facilities.
YARD WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE:
Republic Services brown yard waste bags are available for purchase at Walt Churchill's Market and Rite Aid in Maumee for $3.50 per bag. You must have the Republic Services seal on the side of the bag (generic bags will not be picked up by Republic Services). The bags must be placed at the edge of the pavement no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection, but not before 7:00 p.m. on the day before collection and weigh less than 50 pounds. The purchase price covers the cost of the collection service and composting of the item(s).
YARD WASTE BAGS SHOULD ALWAYS BE PLACED AT THE STREET
Collection occurs every Tuesday starting March 9, 2021 through December 7, 2021.
Material that can be placed in your yard waste collection bags includes:
- garden waste
- apples & pumpkins
- limbs or brush if they are cut in 4-foot lengths and bundled no more than 2-feet in diameter and weighing less than 50 pounds. The bag should be wrapped around or attached to the bundle with the Republic Services logo showing.
FREE for Maumee Residents. Proof of residency required. Not for commercial use.
10839 Sager Road (State Route 20A)
Hours of Operation April thru November
Monday thru Friday 8:00 to 6:00
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 to 5:00
Hours of Operation December thru March
Monday thru Friday 8:00 to 4:00
*weather permitting, call first
Material that can be dropped off:
Branches, Leaves, Grass Clippings, Compost, Vegetative Material;
Limbs, Trunks & Stumps (up to 10" diameter and 24" length)
From Maumee: Take State Route 20A (Illinois Avenue) West out of Maumee. Drive approximately 8 miles to main entrance. Turn left (South) into the main entrance.