Compost Site

Compost Site


Kevin Clair

Superintendent | Email

P. O. Box 278
104 East Second Street
Ellinwood, KS  67526

Ph: (620) 564-3161
Fx: (620) 564-4139


Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Ellinwood Compost Site is located at the Ellinwood airport, 1/2 more north of the intersection of Park and 7th Street.  Citizens should use the first entrance south of the airport entrance.  The compost site is open seven days a week, 7 a.m. to dark.  In the event of rain or inclement weather the compost site will not be open.

Acceptable Yard Waste

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Garden Waste
  • Tree Limbs (Trunks up to 24″ in diameter and no longer than 5 feet)
  • Shrubs and Yard Waste

Non Acceptable Items:

  • Garbage
  • Household waste
  • Tires
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Building materials
  • Paper products
  • Lumber

A waste container is available onsite to dispose of plastic bags.

For further information or assistance call (620) 564-3451 or the City of Ellinwood office at (620) 564-3161.

If you see anyone in violation of the rules of operation, please notify the city office at the number listed above.