Town of Saugus Announces Compost Site Schedule 2022

Town of Saugus Announces Compost Site Schedule


(Saugus, MA) April 5, 2022 – 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 16, 2022. The site is located behind the Department of Public Works at 515 Main Street.

Stickers are required to gain seasonal access to the site.  Stickers may be purchased for $25.00 at the Department of Public Works (DPW) located at the Compost Site when making your visit to the Compost Site.  The Town accepts checks only for payment of the $25.00.  No cash will be accepted. Kindly bring a check when visiting.  Thank you!

Compost site stickers must be permanently placed on the lower left corner of the residents’ automobile windshields.  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.

We ask all residents to please wear a mask, maintain and respect social distancing from others while visiting the site.

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 SaugusThe 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. For more information about the Town of Saugus, visit