The Leaf and Yard Waste Depot runs from April to November annually.

The Depot will be accepting leaf and yard waste drop offs from residents beginning April 14, 2023! You can subscribe to this page for updates or follow us on social media. 

See below information about what is accepted and not accepted at the depot. Operating hours for the Leaf and Yard Waste Depot are:

  • Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: 157859 7th Line, Meaford 

Please be advised: The City of Owen Sound Leaf and Yard Waste compost facility, located at 2450 28th Avenue East, is for use by Owen Sound residents only. Residents of Meaford are not permitted to use this facility. We look forward to serving you at the Municipality of Meaford’s Leaf and Yard Waste Depot.

 What is Accepted
  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Weeds
  • Sawdust
  • Woodchips
  • Plants
  • Small shrubs
  • Brush and branches up to 6 inches in diameter
 What is Not Accepted
  • Stumps
  • Branches greater than 6” in diameter
  • Garbage
  • Plastic
  • Construction Material
Mulch and Compost

Available for pick-up while quantities last during operating hours. You are required to bring your own shovel to load your materials.

Please wear proper footwear.

It is recommended when picking up compost that before planting your garden you mix it with soil as compost is extremely rich in nutrients and organic materials.

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