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Composting

Rumpca Companies Cottage Grove Compost
Site: 95th and Glendenning Road, Cottage Grove
Rumpca Companies: 651-459-1556 or www.rumpcacompanies.com

OPEN FOR THE SEASON: SUMMER HOURS

*Heads Up! The center will be closed on July 4th, but they'll be back on the 5th.!

Starting Monday, April 8, the site will be open:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays

Waste Accepted:

  • Leaves, grass, brush, logs, stumps, wood chips, wood waste, sod, soil, wood pallets, cement, bricks, and landscape rock.
  • TREATED LUMBER IS NOT ACCEPTED.

Available for Sale:

  • Screened compost, mulch, and wood chips

Rates (Prices are subject to change):

Drop Off
Leaves and Grass

$1.00 per 30 gallon bag or less

$2.00 per 60 gallon bag

$3.00 per 90 gallon bag or $6.00/yard

Brush and  Logs $5.00/yard
Stumps $40.00/yard
Wood Chips Free
Wood Chips with Logs and Brush $5.00/yard
Sod and Soil $6.00/yard
Wood Waste

$2.00/yard

Wood Waste with Dirt $15.00/yard
Wood Pallets $0.25 each
Any mixture of brush/dirt/rocks/shrubs/grass clippings/leaves $15.00/yard
Cement, bricks, and landscape rock $15.00/yard
Plastic bag left behind $1.00 each
Retail Available
Hardwood Mulch $12.00/yard
Premium Mulch $14.00/yard
Blonde Mulch $15.00/yard
Colored Mulch (Red, Brown or Gold) $32.00/yard
Cedar Mulch $44.00/yard
New England Mulch $12.00/yard
Compost $10.00/yard
Top Soil $12.00/yard
Farm Post (mixture of topsoil, fines, manure). $22.00/yard
Garden Mixture (compost, topsoil and sand) $16.00/yard
1 1/2" Limestone $30.00/yard
1 1/2" Washed River Rock

$53.00/yard

Class 5 $22.00/yard
Screened Sand $20.00/yard
Bryan Red Rock $47.00/yard
Wood Chips $5.00/yard
Delivery Charges: $80.00 local, $100.00 South Metro, and $140.00 other.
Note: 6 ft short box pickup, holds 2 yards. 8ft box pickup, holds 2.5 yards. Sales tax= 7.125%

Residents can also call their garbage hauler and setup a weekly compost pickup.  Please note that all three haulers require 24-hour notice for weekly pickup.

The City's compost site typically is:

  • Open during the summer and for two weekends in January to accept Christmas trees.
  • Closed around the time most leaves have fallen or when we get a measurable snow in the area.

Residents interested in backyard composting are encouraged to visit Washington County's Composting web site for more information.