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Compost Hubs For Residents

Compost Hubs are locations hosting a large, communal pile of free compost for residents and communities. Partnered cities continually restock the pile with locally produced organic compost. Educational resources are also available, and the host organization periodically provides workshops on making and using compost. Please take a moment to review the following information:

  • This service is free to all residents and is not restricted by address.
  • Please observe posted open hours, follow all signage instructions, and be respectful of the host organizations.
  • Bring your own fillable containers.
  • Please fill out the on-site survey – this is vital to keeping the program alive.
  • Make sure to learn about the other services and volunteer opportunities offered by the host organizations!
  • Please understand there may be times when the pile is empty, such as in-between deliveries, or during extremely wet weather events. If the pile is empty, ask someone on-site when to expect the next compost delivery.

Albany Compost Hub

Hours: Sundays 12-4
More information on City of Albany’s Compost Program

Alameda Compost Hub

Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9-4

Berkeley Free Compost Program

Hosted by: City of Berkeley
Location: Berkeley Marina, on the East side of Marina Blvd
Hours: Anytime
More information on City of Berkeley's Free Compost Program

Livermore Compost Hub

Hosted by: Fertile Groundworks and the City of Livermore
Location: 4743 East Avenue in Livermore, at the end of Asbury United Methodist's Church parking lot
Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 9-12, and Fridays 3-6

Piedmont Compost Hub

Hosted by: City of Piedmont
Hours: Fridays 8-5
More information on City of Piedmont's Free Compost Program

Pleasanton Compost Hub

Hosted by: City of Pleasanton’s Bernal Community Farm
Hours: Friday – Sunday 8-5
More information on City of Pleasanton’s Free Compost Hub

Union City Compost Hub

Hosted by: City of Union City
Hours: Anytime
More information on Union City's Compost Hub