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
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.
You can find out more about:
- Product pricing by type and amount
- Types of yard waste products
- How to use mulch and compost
- Yard waste drop off fees
You can reach us by phone at 919-996-3245 or email at SWS@raleighnc.gov if you have any questions.