Compost Material for Sale

Compost is a dark, crumbly, earthy-smelling mixture that consists mostly of decayed organic matter. Compost is often mixed into the soil to make it richer for growing plants. Excellent for use on new lawns and overseeding projects, building raised beds when mixed with topsoil, and increasing drainage and soil tilth.

Purchase Options

Choice #1 - In Person

Come to the DPW Dispatch Office at 29 Vanrensselaer St, Mon-Fri, 7:00am - 3:00pm

Choice #2 - Online

Click on link to access the Online Form

Choice #3 - By Phone

Call DPW at 518-587-3550, ext. 2910

We accept check payments only. 
Checks should be made payable to:  COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE

Pick Up

The Compost Facility is located at 32 Weibel Avenue (next to the Ice Rink).  Pick up cost is $25 per cubic yard with a 2 yard minimum quantity. Compost may be picked up Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Note: Purchase must be made by one of the choices above before arriving at the Compost Facility site.


We deliver in quantities of 7 cubic yards and up.  Deliveries within the City of Saratoga Springs are $30 per cubic yard.  Deliveries outside the City, but within a 10 mile radius of the compost site, are $35 per cubic yard.
  1. Compost Site

    Physical Address
    32 Weibel Avenue
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

    Phone: 518-587-3550, ext. 2555

Compost Coverage Formula

To determine the cubic yardage of compost you need for your own garden simply enter the square footage of the site & your desired depth in inches.

To determine the number of cubic yards:

square feet x inches of compost x 0.0031 = # of cubic yards needed

  1. Directions