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The City of Boise is proud of our residents for their participation in the compost program and would like to give back by providing finished compost free of charge. Ongoing collection is self-serve. Come prepared to load your own compost with shovels and sturdy containers (e.g. bags, boxes, buckets). Compost is available for Boise participating compost customers only.

Recommended uses for compost include addition to soil and application for lawn improvement, mulch around trees and plants at your home for landscaping and as a soil amendment for vegetable gardens. 


  • Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center, 11818 W. Joplin Rd.
    Monday - Friday, normal business hours – 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

20 yard compost box available
Box will be replenished next week (Site is closed Thursday-Sunday)

  • Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road
    Monday - Sunday, normal business hours – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

20 yards will be delivered Weds. morning (11/22). 
Additional loads will be delivered Friday and Saturday

PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand, availability of compost at the collection sites changes frequently.


For more information, contact us at 208-608-7136 or use our contact form.

Compost Label