The compost site located at 214 N.E. 14th Street is not yet open for the season. Due to the snow in April, the opening will be delayed until May as access to the road remains too muddy and wet. An update with the exact opening date will be posted on this page when it can be determined.
The City of Faribault maintains a compost site at 214 NE 14th Street, behind the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Check signs for designated dumping areas. Weather permitting, the compost site opens in mid to late April and closes in November (actual opening and closing dates are weather dependent). It is closed on holidays. Hours of service are: Monday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Rice County also maintains a compost-recycling center. You can call the county's Recycling Hotline at 507-332-6833 or check the Rice County Yard Waste page for other composting information and options.