Garden City Compost

General Information:

The City of Missoula has purchased EKO Compost. Under City management, the compost facility will continue to accept green waste from the public and will continue selling bulk compost. 

Under City management, the compost facility will no longer sell bagged compost, deliver compost, or make specialty products such as potting soil. This may change after the transition period. 



Season:


The compost facility is open April 1st through November 30th for the general public to drop off green waste and purchase compost, within the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Compost and Topsoil are only loaded until 4 p.m. daily.

Special accommodations will be made for commercial operations needing to drop off green waste outside of the general public drop-off season.

Prohibited materials include:


  • Wood waste over 12 inches in diameter and more than 6 feet in length
  • Construction debris
  • Plastics of any kind
  • Metal of any kind
  • Garbage of any kind
  • Painted or treated wood
  • Rocks, gravel or concrete
  • Hay or straw
  • Pallets

Pricing:


Processing fee schedule for green waste per load

Chipped wood waste – per 10 cubic yards     $7.00
Sawdust - any amount                                 No Cost

Wood, Brush or Green Waste

Pick-up Truck $7.00
Small trailer 8 foot or less $7.00
Large trailer 8 foot or greater $15.00
Dump truck   $25.00
Semi - trailer $50.00

Compost purchasing (only loaded until 4 p.m. daily)

$26 per cubic yard
$20 per 1000 cubic yard

Topsoil purchasing (only loaded until 4 p.m. daily)


$40 per cubic yard (WHEN AVAILABLE)

Accounts for businesses:


To set up an account, you will need to fill out a Garden City Credit Application and mail it to:
Garden City Compost/Wastewater Division
435 Ryman
Missoula, MT 59802
Or drop it off at the Wastewater Treatment Facility at 1100 Clark Fork Lane. Office hours for the Wastewater Division are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact us:  


Ph: 406-552-6619
 Office hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m - 4 p.m. to answer any questions.
 E-mail