Town of Saugus Announces Compost Site Schedule

(Saugus, MA) March 6, 2018 – The Town of Saugus announces that the community’s compost site will be open to residents on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The site is located behind the Department of Public Works at 515 Main Street.

Stickers are required to gain seasonal access to the site. Starting Monday, March 12, 2018, stickers may be purchased for $25 at the Department of Public Works, and the Inspectional Services Department located on the lower level of Town Hall, 298 Central Street. Stickers may also be purchased at the compost site, by check only.

Compost site stickers must be permanently placed on the lower left corner of residents’ automobile windshield. Vehicles registered out of state are not permitted. 

Yard waste must be disposed of in brown compost bags or open containers. The Town will accept grass clippings, leaves, and brush. As in years past, no branches or limbs larger than three inches in diameter are permitted.

Entry to the compost site without a sticker will not be allowed.

The site will also be opening during off-season hours on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents may call Lorna Cerbone at the Solid Waste and Recycling Department at 781-231-4036 with questions or for more information.


About The Town of Saugus

The Town of Saugus, Massachusetts, is a family-friendly, historic neighborhood Town located along the north shore, ten miles north of Boston. First settled in 1629, Saugus is home to historic sites, top-tier public services, and a thriving business community. Strong community support, a forward-thinking approach to town government, rich recreational opportunities, affordable choices, and easy access to all the amenities that Boston has to offer – they all contribute to make Saugus a Town where businesses flourish and families make their home.