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Fresh Kills Compost Site Operation Info

 operating hours
 dsny truck measurement unit
 owner and operator info

Operating Hours

Except for the holidays specified below, the Fresh Kills Compost Site is open for operation (for companies registered with the Compost Site Permit Program) during the following times:

Monday through Friday
7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday: seasonal and subject to demand.

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DSNY Truck Measurement Unit

The DSNY Truck Measurement Unit (TMU) will only be available at the Fresh Kills Compost Site during the following times:

Mondays and Fridays from March to November
8:00 am to 12:00 noon

To contact TMU, call 718-334-9084 or email

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The Fresh Kills Compost Site will be closed during the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

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Owner and Operator Info

Owner: NYC Department of Sanitation
Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling

WeCare Organics, LLC leaving NYCWasteLess
9289 Bonta Bridge Road
Jordan, NY 13080

Contact:   Project Manager, 845-753-2314
Materials Accepted:

leaves, brush, grass clippings, horse manure, Christmas trees, wood chips, stumps, and logs.

Note: the size of trees, stumps, and logs must be less than 32 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length.

Loads containing any other materials will be rejected.

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