203 15th Street, Monett, MO 65708
Russ Balmas, Superintendent Public Works (417) 235-3763

Public Work's Office Hours ..............7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

The Compost Division is responsible for converting yard waste into usable compost and mulch. The Compost Center is located at 15th & Broadway, Monett, MO. This facility was made possible by funding from the City of Monett, Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District, and the Department of Natural Resources Solid Waster Management Programs.


Compost: Compost adds organic matter and helpful microorganisms to your soil. It is made from yard wastes, including leaves, grass clippings, cornstalks, hay or straw, wood chips, and other plant debris, which are windrowed regularly for decomposition to occur. The materials are then screened to uniform size and texture.

Mulch: Mulch is made from chipped brush. It absorbs rainfall and runoff, therefore preserving moisture in the soil.

The following items can be dropped off for composting: brush, leaves, grass, hay, straw, and yard waste.

Drop Off Hours: TuesdayThursdaySaturday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Compost and mulch are sold by the scoop, which is 2.5 cubic yards.

Cost: Inside City LimitsOutside City Limits $10.00/scoop$20.00/scoop
Pick Up Hours: Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.