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Compost Facility

Our Products - Compost, Soil Amendment & Mulch

The Davenport Compost Facility produces award winning soil amendments.  Whatever your project we have a product that will fit your lawn and garden needs!   

Compost Products Package

Garden Soil 
is an engineered product containing a blend of our Earth CycleTM Compost, Organic Potting Soil, and Sand.  This product is great for immediate planting.  Use in raised gardens, flower beds and pots.

Currently this product is only available in bulk quantities, and priced at $11 per 1/2 cubic yard or $22 per cubic yard. You can pickup this material at the Compost Facility or arrange to have it delivered.

Organic Potting Soil is high in organic matter and water holding capacity and is great for flower pots, beds and gardens. 

It is available in one-cubic foot bags at the Compost Facility and is priced at $2.50 per bag.  Bulk quantities are also available for pickup or delivery.  The cost per cubic yard is $20.

Earth CycleTM 100% Compost Soil Builder is a high-quality compost that can be incorporated to improve soil condition, as a top dressing for existing turf or as a surface mulch.  Soil Builder contains 100% compost, has no added soil, sand or fillers and is an excellent soil amendment. 

This product is available in one-cubic foot bags at the Compost Facility and local retailers and in bulk at the facility.  One-cubic foot bags are $1.50 per bag at the Compost Facility, price may vary at retailers.  Bulk materials can be picked up at the Compost Facility or delivered.  The price per unit for bulk is: $12 per cubic yard for 1 to 10 cubic yards, $8 per cubic yard for 11 to 500 cubic yards and $6 per cubic yard for 501+ cubic yards.  See the Delivery Options tab below for details on delivery fees and service area.

Mulch types produced at the facility include natural shredded and chipped wood mulch. These products are made from branches and logs received at the facility.  Mulch produced is free of stains and dyes and can be used for all of your landscaping projects.

Shredded Wood Mulch, $18.00/Cubic Yard, Subject to Availability

Chipped Wood Mulch, $15.00/Cubic Yard, Subject to Availability.  Chipped wood mulch is predominantly 1 to 3 inches in size, paper mill quality and produced primarily from red and white oak.

Questions?  Contact us at 563.328.7225 or send us a request for information.

Our Products - Technical Analysis

Seal of Testing Assurance

As a member of the US Composting Council's "Seal of Testing Assurance" program, the Davenport Compost Facility has a rigorous monitoring and testing program to ensure the highest quality products are produced.

US Composting Council LogoOur Earth Cycle TM 100% Compost Soil Builder product is tested monthly, and our Garden and Organic Potting Soils are tested annually.

View copies of recently technical analysis at the links below.

View past technical reports at this link.

Directions, Hours and Purchasing Products

Compost Facility Materials


The Davenport Compost Facility is located at 2707 Railroad Avenue in Davenport.  Click here to view map.


  • Summer Hours (April 1st - November 30th)7:30am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm Saturday and Sundays, Except Holidays
  • Winter Hours (December 1st - March 31st) 8:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday, Except Holidays, Closed Saturday and Sundays

Disposal Fees and Product Purchases
The facility accepts cash, checks, credit and debit cards.  During Spring and Fall No Sticker Yard Waste Weeks, disposal fees are waived for Davenport and Bettendorf residents.

Questions?  Contact us at 563.328.7225 or send us a request for information.

Yard Waste Drop-Off

The Davenport Compost Facility accepts clean yard waste from Scott County, IA only.  Yard wastes dropped off at the facility and those collected through the curbside solid waste collection program are recycled into environmentally beneficial soil amendments. 

A tipping fee is required depending on the type and quantity of waste.  Some guidelines for disposal may also apply. 

Acceptable drop-off items:

  Type of Material   Disposal Guidelines    Fee per Bag    Fee per Cubic Yard (3x3x3)
  Grass    Loose or Bagged   $.50 per Bag*     $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
  Leaves   Loose or Bagged   $.50 per Bag*      $6.00 per Cubic Yard* 
  Garden Debris & Weeds   Loose or Bagged   $.50 per Bag*     $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
  Hedge Trimmings    Loose or Bagged    $.50 per Bag      $6.00 per Cubic Yard*
  Logs, Branches, Tree Trimmings   Must be less 
  than 5ft in length
  No Charge     No Charge
  Clean Tree Root Balls   Must be less 
  than 5ft in length 
  No Charge      No Charge 

*Except for Davenport and Bettendorf residents during their respective No Sticker Yard Sticker Weeks.
During these weeks, residents may drop-off their yard wastes free of charge. 

Unacceptable drop-off items:

  • Lumber - Treated, Painted or Constructed
  • Railroad Ties/Landscape Timbers
  • Dirt or Sod
  • Tree Root Balls with Excess Soil Attached
  • Rocks or Concrete
  • Metal, Plastic, Tires - any material that should be collected through curbside solid waste collection and/or should be disposed of at the landfill.

Questions?  Contact us at 563.328.7225 or send us a request for information.

Delivery Options - Compost & Mulch

The Davenport Compost Facility offers a variety of compost and wood mulch products.  Delivery is available Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, in quantities of 1 - 40 cubic yards. The applicable delivery and product fees must be paid prior to delivery.  Payment can be made either by visiting the facility or by mailing a check to the Davenport Compost Facility, PO Box 3606, Davenport, IA  52808.

The Compost Facility has 3 types of delivery vehicles; a pickup truck with dump box, a tandem axle truck with a 18 yard dump box and a semi tractor w/32' walking floor trailer.  It is the customer's responsibility to ensure the vehicle selected for delivery will be able to maneuver at the delivery site.

Illinois customers.  We do not deliver Earth CycleTM 100% Compost Soil Builder or Garden Soil to Illinois.  We do deliver all other products.

Call 563.328.7225 or visit the Compost Facility to schedule a delivery.

Delivery Rates Iowa and Illinois.


Davenport Compost Facility
2707 Railroad Ave
Davenport, IA 52802