November 29, 2022

Compost Center


This map will show the leaf pickup status as the crews work throughout town.

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The City of Marshall will operate a grass clippings, brush, and other green waste compost site for use by Marshall City Residents and surrounding townships. Users of the site will be asked to present identification confirming residency.

 For-hire carriers and contractors will not be allowed use of the site.

The compost site will not accept:                       

  • construction materials
  • plastics of any kind
  • trees or limbs over 6 inches in diameter
  • stumps
  • concrete
  • food waste
  • others items as determined by the City      

The compost site will offer material for purchase:

  • Compost is available at this time
  • Wood chips are available also


Marshall City Residence & Surrounding Townships



Site Address: 619 Homer Rd. (east of the Public Works Garage)

 Site Hours: 4-7pm Tuesdays; 9:00am to 3:00pm; Friday and Saturday’s

2022 Operational Dates: April 12 through November 19


Scheduled Closure Dates:  May 27 & 28; July 5        




    You must purchase a punch card to use at the Compost Site.  No payment is accepted on site.  There are two options:

1.     $20.00 City Resident/ $40 all others-                          punch card which will provide 10 visits to the compost site.  Multiple punch cards may be purchased.  Unused punches carryover to the next year.


2.    $30.00  City Resident/ $60 all others-                        Annual card allows you to visit the site as many times as you wish during the annual season. 


    You must present your Picture ID showing residency and punch card to the attendant when you visit the Compost Site.


    The card will be punched for every visit to the site, even for multiple visits on the same day.


    Punch Cards can be purchased at City Hall during normal business hours.


    The city will not replace any lost cards.



    Contractors will not be allowed to use the Compost Site.

If you have any questions please call Phil Smith, DPW Superintendent at 269-558-0324.





The City of Marshall Public Works Department estimates leaf pick up to start on Monday, October 31st 2022.

 The crews will begin in the Southeast Section (south of Michigan Ave.), moving clockwise to the Southwest Section (south of Michigan Ave.), then to the Northwest Section, and finally to the Northeast Section. Crews will make a second pass beginning in the Southeast Section upon completion of the first round.  There will be no third pass for leaf pick-up and we will not return to previously completed areas for additional clean-up, please be mindful of our progress.


·         Leaves should be placed between the sidewalk and the curb.

·         No leaves should be placed in the roadway!

·         No construction debris, trash, or other non-biodegradable materials will be picked up 

Progress will be posted on the City’s Facebook page, as well as the City's website. 

 It is expected that the FINAL PICK UP will be completed by December 16, or sooner in your area. The Compost Center at the DPW garage will remain open Tuesday’s 3-6 and Friday’s and Saturday’s 9-3 until the last day of operation for the compost site on November 19, 2022.

 Go to for additional information regarding these dates for leaf pick up.