Compost Facility Accepting Brush and Tree Limbs

Date of release:  February 19, 2018

The Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street is accepting brush and tree limbs from the public.  The Facility is operated by the City of Paducah Engineering-Public Works Department. 

Paducah residents can drop off brush and tree limbs at no charge.  Please show a valid driver’s license to verify residency.

There is a fee to drop off brush and tree limbs at the facility for commercial contractors and for residents who live outside the Paducah city limits.  The fee is based on the size of the truck or trailer hauling the items with the fee ranging from $5 for a pick-up truck or small trailer load to $50 for a truck with at least 20 cubic yards of material.  The disposal fee for large trailers and single axle dump trucks is $10.  Double and triple axle dump trucks are charged a fee of $25 per disposal.

All commercial contractors are required to have a current City of Paducah occupational business license.  Contact the Paducah Finance Department at 270-444-8513 for more information about the business license.

The Compost Facility has wood chips and compost available for purchase by the bucket load.  An approximately two yard bucket load of wood chips is $10 while the compost costs $20. 

The regular operating schedule for the Compost Facility is Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.  It is closed on Sunday.  For more information about the Compost Facility, contact the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.