The Dye Mill Rd Compost Facility is a Class IV Compost Facility and available for the use to all the City of Troy residents. The compost facility accepts compost materials including grass, brush, leaves, and garden refuse (excluding fruit) and non-compost materials such as rocks, bricks, and concrete. The Compost Facility is owned and operated by the City. The City contracts with a local contractor to periodically grind all the compostable materials received at the facility. The contractor is responsible to properly dispose of the grindings. The City composts approximately 6,500 cubic yards of material annually.
The City encourages use of this facility for large yard waste items that are not acceptable for disposal at the curb. The City hopes the residents find the facility useful and appreciates the residents' assistance in keeping the facility clear and free of trash and other prohibited materials.
The Facility is open Monday, March 14, 2016 through Saturday, December 3, 2016. Please see the facility's hours listed in the Contact Us section in the right column. The Compost Facility is open for holidays during the open season.
Please provide proof of Troy residency in order to utilize the Compost Facility. The use of the Compost Facility is free of charge. Below is a complete list of acceptable and prohibited materials.
City of Troy brown biodegradable T-bags (Resident dumps T-bags)
Garden waste / vines / plants (No fruits or vegetables)
Masonry / concrete block
Non dumping trucks and trailers
Non painted concrete yard figures
Trees and limbs
Commingled yard waste (with solid waste)
Concrete with re-bar or any foreign material attached
Construction and demolition debris (Except for the clean untreated wood)