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Composting

Martin Hartle
Martin Hartle
Compost Manager

Email: mhartle@lyonsks.org
Phone: 620-257-3981

Hours: 1 PM - 7 PM 
Tuesday, Thursday, Satuday and Sunday







The City of Lyons operates a compost facility under a permit from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KSSWCM000693). The City of Lyons Yard Waste Composting Facility is located ½ mile east of the Dinsmore and East Taylor intersection.

The City Clerk’s Office will issue yearly permits to city residents and lawn care businesses for the sum of $5.00 for residents and $25.00 for lawn care businesses or other commercial ventures. Additionally, non-residents will be able to purchase finished compost and wood chips for the sum of $10.00 per cubic yard. 

The City of Lyons Yard Waste Composting Facility will accept and process: 
  • grass clippings
  • leaves
  • garden waste
  • wood chips
  • branches and tree limbs less than 8 inches in diameter
  • miscellaneous vegetation
Incoming waste will be processed within one week on a regular basis. Leaves received will be mixed with grass clippings and garden waste when put out in windrows. All non-compostable wastes will be directed to the County Landfill for disposal

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