The Aitkin County yard waste compost site is now open Thursdays and Fridays from noon-4 p.m.

The yard waste composting site is adjacent to the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill, which is located five miles south of Aitkin on Hwy. 169, and then right on 310th Lane.

Access is through the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill. Only leaves, grass clippings (no plastic bags), and brush less than 4 inches in diameter are accepted at the site (no tree stumps).

Questions can be directed to the Aitkin County Environmental Services Department at 218-927-7342 or

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.