Date of release: May 5, 2020
The City of Paducah Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street reopened to the public on Tuesday, May 5 on a reduced schedule. The facility has been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 situation.
The facility which sells compost by the bucket load will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
At this time, the Compost Facility has Premium Compost available for $20 per two-yard bucket load.
Wood chip compost, which is not as homogeneous as the premium compost, is $5 per bucket load. An approximately two-yard bucket load fills the back of most pick-up trucks. Until supplies start to diminish, the Compost Facility also is selling raw wood chips for $10 per bucket load.
For the safety of the employees and public due to the COVID-19 situation, customers must adhere to the following guidelines:
At this time, the facility is NOT accepting brush, leaves, or yard debris from contractors or residents.
For more information, call the Public Works Department at 270-444-8511.