Free Compost, Mulch, & Firewood
The following items can be picked up by city residents when available at no cost outside of the gated area of the drop off center. Permit purchase is not
required for these items.
- Composted Leaf Mulch. This popular material is made from composted fall leaves, and can be used as soil conditioner in gardens or lawns (when available)
- Firewood. Available from residential and city trees, some are cut to size but may need splitting.
- Wood Chips. These are various size chips from city tree prunings and/or removals.
For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works Operations Division at
(414) 471-8422 | Email