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NEW-City of Franklin, TN Compost Facility Presentation

To purchase compost call customer service at (615) 794-4572 to confirm availability.  Once your compost is reserved you must go to the City's Utility Billing office at 109 Third Avenue South, Suite 141 to purchase a voucher for the compost. The City ONLY ACCEPTS CASH OR CHECK. Then you can go to the City's Compost site at 1160 Incinerator Road on Monday, Wednesday or Fridays between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and pick up your order.  Staff will load your vehicle.


CompostSite1In 2007, the City of Franklin Compost Facility – located on Incinerator Road – began processing the leaves collected from curbside by the Streets Department and the bagged yard waste collected by the Solid Waste Department into compost.

Not only has this waste-reduction process resulted in a substantial savings to the City in landfill and haulage fees, this compost – a valuable soil amendment - is also used in City storm water, erosion control, and landscaping projects and is applied as a top-dressing for City athletic fields.

For more information call 615-791-3254 or email: .  

Watch this video to learn more about the City's Compost operation.
Compost with Todd