Compost for sale at two county landfills

The Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority Board said bulk compost is available for sale at the Highway 59 and Billy Wright landfills.

The compost material is made from green waste material from landscapers and residential curbside collection programs. The finished compost is tested by a certified laboratory and complies with all California Environmental Health Standards, the board said in a news release.

To buy the bulk compost material, visit either the Highway 59 Landfill at 7040 N. State Highway 59 north of Merced, (209) 723-4481, or the Billy Wright Landfill at 17173 S. Billy Wright Road west of Los Banos, (209) 826-1163. Compost is sold by the yard or in larger quantities and will be loaded for customers by landfill staff. Customers wishing to buy compost should first call the landfill to check for availability.