Located in Newport Township, Earth Conservancy’s large-scale Leaf & Yard Waste Composting Facility has been serving Luzerne County residents and municipalities since 1995. We process an average of 8,000 tons annually.
Public: M-F, 7:30am – 2:30pm
Contractors: M-F, 7:00am – 3:00pm
461 West Kirmar Avenue; Nanticoke, PA 18634
Nick Kratz, Compost Foreman – 570.899.6662
Jason Tarnowski, Project & Operations Manager – 570.550.2395
Joseph English, Compost Program Manager
grass & lawn clippings, leaves, hedge trimmings, garden plants, branches/trunks (under 6″ in diameter), natural holiday trees
lumber, construction debris, stumps, pallets, dirt/rock, manure, food waste, tires, plastic bags, trash of any kind
FEES & PAYMENT
To promote contact-free transactions, credit card payment is strongly encouraged. Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover are accepted. If paying by cash or check, a fee of $5 per load of compost or green waste will be charged.
Yard Waste Drop-Off: Free
Compost (loaded by resident): Free
Compost (loaded by EC): $20/load
Pick-Up Truck: $15
Trailer < 8′: $15
Trailer > 8′: $25
Dump Truck/1-axle: $25
Dump Truck/2-axle: $50
Dump Truck/3-axle: $75
Compost: $20/cubic yard
Check with compost facility personnel for commercial/contractor accounts at 570.899-6662.