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Active Leaf Composting Facilities

The following is a list of the Active Leaf Composting Facilities that are registered with the DEEP which may be potential sources of leaf compost. Not all facilities sell compost and some only produce very small quantities. It is advisable to call the local municipal recycling coordinator  or the private organic recycling facility first to check on compost availability, quality and price. The list of facilities is updated when we register sites or learn of site closures. Please note that the registered capacities listed in the table are estimates for annual cubic yards of un-composted leaves received by the facility, not finished compost. For every 1,000 cubic yards of leaves, only 100-200 cubic yards of compost are produced. Some towns may have multiple compost sites.  

MUNICIPAL  - municipally owned facility
PRIVATE - privately owned facility
FARM - facility is located on a farm

TOWN VOLUME CY/YR MUNICIPAL PRIVATE FARM ACCEPTS 
GRASS
ANSONIA 2,304 Yes No No No
ASHFORD 100 Yes No No No
AVON 8,000 Yes No No No
BARKHAMSTED 5,760 Yes No No No
BEACON FALLS 500 Yes No No No
BLOOMFIELD 4,000 No Yes No No
BRANFORD 4,000 Yes No No No
BRIDGEPORT 8,000 Yes No No No
BRISTOL 12,000 Yes No No No
BRISTOL 12,000 Yes No No No
BROOKFIELD 500 Yes No No No
BROOKLYN 14,000 No Yes No Yes
CANAAN 100 Yes No No No
CLINTON 1,000 Yes No No Yes
COLCHESTER 200 Yes No No No
COLCHESTER
6,000
No
Yes
No
Yes
COLUMBIA 1,000 Yes No No No
COVENTRY 1,000 Yes No No No
DANBURY 3,000 Yes No No No
DARIEN 6,000 Yes No No No
DERBY 5,000 Yes No No No
DURHAM 2,000 Yes No No No
EAST HADDAM 700 Yes No No No
EAST HAMPTON 3,500 Yes No No No
EAST HARTFORD 3,500 Yes No No No
EAST HAVEN 8,000 Yes No No No
EAST LYME 214 Yes No No No
EASTON 36,000 No Yes Yes No
ELLINGTON 54,000 No Yes No No
ENFIELD 23,000
Yes
No
No
No
ENFIELD 11,000 No Yes Yes Yes
ESSEX 1,000 Yes No No No
FARMINGTON 6,000 Yes No No No
FARMINGTON 9,000 Yes No No No
GLASTONBURY 5,000 Yes No No Yes
GRANBY 4,000 Yes No No No
GROTON 3,400 Yes No No Yes
GUILFORD 250 Yes No No No
HAMDEN 6,000 Yes No No No
HAMDEN 4,000 Yes No No No
HARTFORD 1,829 Yes No No No
HARTFORD 6,000 Yes No No No
HARWINTON 100 Yes No No No
KILLINGLY 24,000 No Yes No Yes
LEBANON 20,000 No Yes No No
LITCHFIELD 1,000 Yes No No No
LYME 1,200 Yes No No No
MADISON 2,000 Yes No No No
MANCHESTER 23,000 Yes No No No
MANCHESTER 12,000 No Yes Yes No
MANSFIELD 700 Yes No No No
MERIDEN 7,200 Yes No No No
MIDDLETOWN 10,000 No Yes Yes Yes
MILFORD 14,864 No Yes No Yes
MONROE
3,720
No
Yes
Yes
No
MONTVILLE 1,500 Yes No No No
MORRIS Yes No No No
NEW CANAAN 16,000 Yes No No No
NEW FAIRFIELD 3,000 Yes No No No
NEWTOWN
5,000
No
Yes
No
No
NORTH CANAAN 3,200 No Yes Yes No
NORTH CANAAN 300 Yes No No No
NORTH HAVEN
14,000
Yes
No
No
No
NORTH HAVEN 12,580 No Yes No No
NORTH STONINGTON 800 Yes No No No
OLD LYME
2,500
Yes
No
No
No
OLD SAYBROOK
3,468
Yes
No
No
No
ORANGE 4,000 Yes No No No
PLAINVILLE 3,600 Yes No No No
PLYMOUTH
2,800
Yes
No
No
No
PORTLAND 3,000 Yes No No No
REDDING 855 Yes No No No
ROCKY HILL 5,000 Yes No No No
SEYMOUR 700 Yes No No No
SHELTON 3,000 Yes No No No
SIMSBURY 300 Yes No No No
SOMERS 2,000 Yes No No No
SOUTH WINDSOR 12,000 Yes No No No
SOUTHBURY 2,500 Yes No No No
SOUTHINGTON 12,140 Yes No No No
SOUTHINGTON 18,840 Yes No No No
SOUTHINGTON
11,375
Yes
No
No
No
SOUTHINGTON
23,000
Yes
No
No
No
STAMFORD 20,000 Yes No No No
STONINGTON 1,000 Yes No No No
STRATFORD 9,000 Yes No No No
STRATFORD
5,000
No
Yes
No
No
THOMASTON 400 Yes No No No
TRUMBULL 13,500 Yes No No Yes
TRUMBULL 10,000 Yes No No No
UNION 60 Yes No No No
VERNON 12,000 Yes No No No
WALLINGFORD 11,000 Yes No No No
WATERTOWN 700 Yes No No No
WEST HARTFORD 10,000 Yes No No No
WEST HARTFORD 30,000 Yes No No No
WEST HAVEN 30,000 Yes No No No
WETHERSFIELD 10,000 Yes No No No
WINDHAM 4,000 Yes No No No
WINDSOR 8,000 Yes No No No
WINDSOR LOCKS 10,000 Yes No No No
WOLCOTT 2,000 Yes No No No
WOLCOTT 18,000 No Yes Yes No
WOODBURY 800 Yes No No No

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Content Last Updated March 2020