Entrance to Raleigh Yard Waste Center

Entrance to Raleigh Yard Waste Center

Yard Waste Center

Drop off yard waste and purchase compost, mulch, and wood chips

You can purchase compost, mulch, and wood chips at our Yard Waste Center at 900 N. New Hope Road in Raleigh. You can also drop off yard waste.

The site also serves as a reuse center for yard waste collected by City crews as part of the Solid Waste Services' curbside collection program.  


The Yard Waste Center is open:

  • Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Items to Purchase

You can buy the following items at the Yard Waste center. Prices vary depending on the type of product and amount.

Organic compost: $10 - $30 
Organic mulch: $8 to $20
Leaf mulch: $7 to $20
Dyed Mulch: $10 to $30 

View more pricing info 

Know Before You Go

Upon arrival at the Yard Waste Center, you will have to weigh in at the Scale House. The scale house operator will ask for:

  • License plate number
  • Form of payment 

After weighing in, your vehicle will be directed to the designated drop-off area. Please note, staff are unable to assist with loading or unloading of materials. 

Learn more

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Have questions?

You can reach us by phone at 919-996-3245 or email at SWS@raleighnc.gov if you have any questions. 






Yard Waste Center
900 N. New Hope Road
Raleigh, NC 27610