2022 Composting

TOWN OF HOLDEN
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

COMPOSTING GUIDELINES

Leaves and Grass Clippings will be accepted at the Composting Facility located at the site of the former landfill at 560  River St. for HOLDEN RESIDENTS ONLY.
 
BRUSH CHIPPING will be done at ADAMS ROAD GARAGE ONLY due to the Asian Longhorn Beetle regulated area.
 
Commercial loads will not be accepted.  Only cars, pickup trucks and small trailers will be allowed.
 
Proof of residency will be required.
 
Spring Days of Operation:                             Saturday,              April 23, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              April 30, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              May 7, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              May 14, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              May 21, 2022
 
Summer Days of Operation:                          Saturday,              June 18, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              July 16, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              August 20, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              September 17, 2022
                                                                               
Fall Days of Operation:                                  Saturday,              October 29, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              November 5, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              November 19, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              December 3, 2022
                                                                                Saturday,              December 10, 2022
 
Hours of Operation:  8:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M
Please take notice:  The operation may cease sooner due to weather or capacity of the site.
 
Only loose leaves and grass clippings will be accepted.  Leaves and grass clippings brought to the site in bags and/or containers must be removed from the bags and/or containers.  The bags and/or containers must be removed from the site by the residents.
 
Brush shall be limited to branches with a Diameter GREATER THAN 1 INCH and less than six (6) INCHES.  NO ROOTS, STUMPS, BUSHES, BRIARS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
 
Any items which are determined BY DPW PERSONEL to be not acceptable will be required to be removed from the site by the residents who delivered them.