THIS YEAR THERE WILL BE NO DESIGNATED DAY FOR FREE MULCH. IF YOU ARE A TOWN OF ORCHARD PARK RESIDENT YOU MAY COME TO THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS WITH PROOF OF RESIDENCY AND PICK UP YOUR COUPON FOR THE FREE MULCH. YOU MAY AT THAT TIME PAY FOR 1 YARD AT HALF PRICE, $7.50. YOUR COUPON WOULD THEN BE STAMPED INDICATING TO THE COMPOST SITE THAT YOU ARE GETTING BOTH THE FREE YARD AND THE HALF PRICE YARD. AT YOUR CONVIENENCE YOU WOULD THEN GO TO THE COMPOST SITE, PRESENT YOUR COUPON AND PICK UP YOUR MULCH.
The Orchard Park Compost Facility has been opened since 2003. Located at 6909 Milestrip Road Orchard Park — Phone (716) 667-6066
The yard waste picked up by the Town of Orchard Park is now delivered to the new Compost Site. The leaves are fluffed up and placed into windrows. Wood materials are run through a grinder one or more times as necessary to achieve a desirable sizing, and then placed into larger windrows. When the processing phase is completed, these refined compost and mulch products will be offered for sale at the facilty. The proceeds will be used to help defray operating expenses.
The hours of operation for the Compost Site are:
SUMMER HOURS: Monday through Friday 8 AM to 4PM
Open Saturdays from 8am until noon starting May 4, 2019 until October 2019
WINTER HOURS: 8 AM to 3:30PM Monday – Friday, no Saturday Hours from November – April
The cost of Compost/Mulch is:
Resident $15.00 per cubic yard
Non-Resident $23.00 per cubic yard
Residents: $3.00 per container up to 30 gallons
Non-Residents: $5.00 per container up to 30 gallons
PAYMENT BY CHECK OR TOWN VOUCHERS ONLY.
CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED ON SITE. PAYMENT MAY BE MADE BY CHECK OR WITH TICKET VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE
The following materials will be accepted at the Compost Site for recycling in modest volumn by town residents only.
- Tree trimmings
- Tree trunks up to 18″
- Tree trunks up to 250 lbs.
- Leaves ALL MUST BE FREE OF PAPER AND PLASTIC ETC.
Town residents can deliver materials describe above free of charge to the Compost Site. Landscapers will be charged a modest tipping fee (check only).