Compost Site

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.