Compost

Yard trimmings collected from residents are recycled into compost at the Seminole Road Landfill. Compost is available free of charge to DeKalb residents.

Click here for the compost request and delivery form.

Compost pickup locations

Northern Avenue & Memorial Drive (next to the Tax Commissioner's office)
Monday - Friday:  7 a.m. – 6 p.m.*

North Transfer Station
4600 Buford Highway
Chamblee, GA 30341
Monday - Friday:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
Saturday:  7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.*

Seminole Road Landfill
4203 Clevemont Road
Ellenwood, GA 30294
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
Saturday:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.*

East Transfer Station
1750 Rogers Lake Road
Lithonia, GA 30058
Monday - Friday:  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
Saturday:  7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.*

*Hours may change due to inclement weather and other factors

The procedure for picking up compost is:

Complete the Compost Delivery Request form.

Inform the scale attendant that you are a DeKalb County resident and would like to pick up compost.

Follow directions to the compost area.

Residents are responsible for collecting and placing compost in their designated container.

Delivery of compost:  Compost can be purchased and delivered to customer locations at a cost of $7.50 per cubic yard.

Additional information on compost is available by calling (404) 687-4016.

Click here for information on how to create your own compost.

Compost pickup locations

Seminole Road Landfill
4203 Clevemont Road
Ellenwood, GA 30294
Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
Saturday:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.*

*Hours may change due to inclement weather and other factors.

The procedure for picking up compost is:

Complete the Compost Delivery Request form.

Inform the scale attendant that you are a DeKalb County resident and would like to pick up compost.

Follow directions to the compost area.

Residents are responsible for collecting and placing the compost in their designated container.

Additional information on compost is available by calling (404) 687-4016.

Delivery of compost: Compost can be purchased and delivered to customer locations at a cost of $7.50 per cubic yard.

Additional information on compost is available by calling (404) 687-4016.

Click here for information on how to create your own compost.