City of Elmira Compost Center


The City compost facility is now open.  The hours are Monday – Friday 7 am to 3 pm.  Only organic material (earth grown) leaves, brush, branches etc. can be dropped at the site.

City residents can also use the County Compost site located off of Chemung Street in the Village of Horseheads which is open 5 days a week; Tuesday and Thursday from 9 AM to 5 PM; Wednesday and Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM; and Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM. Social distancing measures will be in place to protect the public and employees.