November 28, 2020

Compost Center

The City of Marshall will operate a grass clippings, brush, and other green waste compost site for use by Marshall City Residents at the Dept. of Public Works garage at 619 Homer Rd, Marshall, MI. Users of the site will be asked to present identification confirming residency.

Punch Cards are REQUIRED beginning again in spring 2021.        Click here for more Details.

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:

  • There is compost available at this time
  • Wood chips are available free

The site will be closing for the season on November 21, 2020.

The hours of operation will be:

Tuesday - 3:00 - 5:30pm   

Friday - 9am - 3pm

Saturday - 9am - 3pm 






The City of Marshall Public Works Crews will begin leaf pick up on or about Monday, October 19, 2020.


The crews will begin in the Southeast Section (south of Michigan Ave.), move 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!

·         Leaves mixed with brush or debris cannot be picked up and will become the property owner’s responsibility.

·         Bagged leaves may be taken to the Compost Site.


Progress will be posted on the City’s Facebook page. You can Friend us by searching “City of Marshall – Public Services” or by going to


It is expected that the FINAL PICK UP will be completed by November 25,or sooner in your area. The Compost Center at the DPW garage will remain open Tuesday 3-5:30 Friday and Saturday 9-3 until the last day of operation for the compost site on November 21, 2020.