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The City Farm, located at 16043 Wapakoneta Cridersville Road (click for map), is a compost facility for the disposal and composting of yard waste only.
Hours at the facility are Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm in season. Saturday 8 am to 2 in season. April through November. Lunch Hour is 11:45 - 12:15 Monday through Friday.
compostPayment for the disposal of yard waste requires the pre-payment of a "yard card" which is available at the City Hall utilities office. 419-738-3011
The rates for disposal of brush, tree limbs, grindings, grass clippings, leaves, yard/garden waste and other acceptable materials are as follows:
•Automobiles or van load (Blazer, Bronco, Suburban, for example) 3.00
•Pick-up truck or "small" 2-wheel trailer 6.00
•Dump truck or large trailer 15.00
Minimum fee of $3.00 allows the equivalent of two 30 gallon garbage bags, regardless of the type of vehicle used to haul it.
The rates for composted material which can be purchased at the City Farm:
•One scoop from a 2 yard bucket 27.00
•Garbage Can 3.00
•Four 5-gallon buckets (minumum charge) 3.00
The City Farm is a compost facility for the disposal and composting of yard waste only. No paper, plastic or trash is to be deposited with yard waste materials. We cannot accept stumps or building materials.
Many Wapakoneta residents do backyard composting of kitchen and yard waste. Their gardens are benefiting from the fresh compost, rain barrel water harvesting and other practices of backyard sustainability. Many interesting resources on this subject can be found online.
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