Composting

Written by I.R.C.. Posted in Composting

The IRC has two recycling and compost facilities.  For information specific to each recycling and compost facility, please click on either of the imagaes below:

 

                Compost Facility 011-3                     100 0235-3

                             Buckhorn Facility                                                     Duncansville R&D Facility                         

Mulch and Compost Prices

  • Mulch and Compost Prices (include PA State Sales Tax)
  • Wood Chips - $12.00 / cubic yard
  • Unscreened Mulch - $14.00 / cubic yard
  • Screened Mulch - $18.00 / cubic yard
  • Screened Compost - $20.00 / cubic yard

*Material subject to availability.

*Prices subject to change.

Yard Waste Tip Fees

Grass, leaves, and soft waste brought in smaller, private automobiles is free. Fees will be charged for SUVs, vans and truckload quantities based on the following rates:

  • Compact Automobiles Free
  • Small Pickup/van/SUV $3
  • Standard Pickup/van $5
  • Dump Truck $12
  • Tandem/Triaxle $25
  • Residential Grass Pass starting at $20

*Grass Passes are intended for residential users only.  Landscapers and commercial users should contact us for more information on a season pass.

Brush and woody waste brought in private automobiles is free. Fees will be charged for truckload quantities based on the following rates:

  • Compact Automobiles Free
  • Small Pickup/van/SUV $5
  • Standard Pickup/van $6
  • Dump Truck $12
  • Tandem/Triaxle $25
  • Landscaper Season Pass starting at $200 

*Season Passes are intended for large volume users and commercial landscapers. Contact us for more information on a season pass.

Buckhorn Facility Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Duncansville (R&D) Facility Hours

Every Tuesday from noon- 5:00 p.m. for Drop-off of material

Finished compost and mulch can be purchased from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This facility will be open Tuesdays during the month of January for recycling, Christmas tree collection and other brush drop-off.

 

*The facilities will be closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memeorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday (Day after Thanksgiving), Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

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