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UPDATE: Compost facility extends closure for maintenance

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Oct 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-07 19:41:52-05

Lafayette city and parish residents will not be able to drop off yard waste or pick up compost at the Dean Domingues Compost Facility until November 14.

Initially, the facility was closed for maintenance from Tuesday, October 18 through Friday, November 4 and was set to reopen on Saturday, November 5, officials say.

The compost facility’s regular hours are Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m.-noon. Residents can drop off green waste such as tree branches, limbs, grass, and shrub clippings.

Residents bringing yard waste to the facility pay $6 per cubic yard (approximately a full bed of a half-ton pickup truck). Residents can pick up compost free of charge.