Whether you’re maintaining a construction site, disposing of source-separated organics, or purchasing top dressing for a multi-acre project, we’ve got the resources to help you handle the larger jobs. The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility offers compost and compost blends that meet MnDOT specifications in commercial quantities, and we accept organic waste by the truckload. Check out the items we accept and our wide variety of products below!

OUR PROCESS

We’ve got the process down to a science. Ready to learn how we make the best products for your projects?

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Items We Take

Tipping Fees:
Sod/Dirt
$14/ton

NO ROCKS
NO LANDSCAPING MATERIAL

Source-Separated Organics
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FOOD SCRAPS, PUMPKINS

Stumps
$27/ton
Yard Waste
$19/ton

GRASS CLIPPINGS, LEAVES, MULCH, MIXED LOADS OF YARD WASTE/BRUSH, STRAW/HAY BALES, PLANTS, FLOWERS, COMPOSTABLE PAPER PRODUCTS

Wood

LOGS, BRUSH, CHIPS, PALLETS (MUST BE CLEAN AND NON-TREATED)

For a full list of items we do and don’t accept, visit the Acceptable and Unacceptable Items page.
If your material is unlisted, please call to check if we accept it.
Minimum commercial charge is $20/ton.

Our Products

Contractor pricing available. Delivery available upon request.
Please contact us for a quote.

Natural Mulch
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Natural Mulch

Natural Mulch

Mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil. Among other benefits, mulch conserves moisture, improves the fertility of the soil, reduces weed growth, and enhances the visual appeal of the area.


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Red Mulch
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Red Mulch

Red Mulch

Mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil. Among other benefits, mulch conserves moisture, improves the fertility of the soil, reduces weed growth, and enhances the visual appeal of the area.


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Gold Mulch
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Gold Mulch

Gold Mulch

Mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil. Among other benefits, mulch conserves moisture, improves the fertility of the soil, reduces weed growth, and enhances the visual appeal of the area.


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Dark Brown Mulch
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Dark Brown Mulch

Dark Brown Mulch

Mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil. Among other benefits, mulch conserves moisture, improves the fertility of the soil, reduces weed growth, and enhances the visual appeal of the area.


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Seven Generations Compost

HALF-INCH SCREENED COMPOST

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SEVEN GENERATIONS BLEND

Seven Generations Compost

HALF-INCH SCREENED COMPOST

This rich soil amendment is most commonly utilized on gardens, landscaping, turf establishment, horticulture, and agricultural applications.


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Half Moon Blend

50% BLACK DIRT, 50% COMPOST

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Half Moon Blend 50/50

Half Moon Blend

50% BLACK DIRT, 50% COMPOST

This blend forms a nutrient-rich growing mix that will provide superior performance for a wide variety of plants.


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Harvest Moon Blend (Garden Blend)

40% BLACK DIRT, 40% COMPOST, 20% PEAT

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Harvest Moon (Garden Blend)

Harvest Moon Blend (Garden Blend)

40% BLACK DIRT, 40% COMPOST, 20% PEAT

The peat in this blend helps naturally produce lower pH levels that vegetables prefer. The compost acts as a rich soil amendment while the top soil adds a mineral component that is critical to well-balanced garden soil.


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Rain Garden Blend

SAND AND COMPOST

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Rain Garden Blend

Rain Garden Blend

SAND AND COMPOST

This special blend allows stormwater to infiltrate into the ground. The sand in the Rain Garden Blend allows infiltration of rainwater rather than releasing over the land. The compost incorporated in the blend aids in plant growth. It can be blended to your preferred ratio.


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Top Dressing

QUARTER-INCH SCREENED COMPOST

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Dakotah Roots Top Dressing

Top Dressing

QUARTER-INCH SCREENED COMPOST

This unique compost is formulated for turf establishment, maintenance, and renovation. Soils on athletic fields and golf courses that are low in organic matter, or possess low nutrient or water holding capacity, benefit from this blend.


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Bio-Log Roll

8”, <100 LF

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Bio-Log Roll

8”, <100 LF

Bio-Log Rolls are used along or near the toe of slopes as an erosion control method to protect flow velocities along steep grades, hillsides, and construction projects.


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CY = CUBIC YARDS, LF = LINEAR FEET

Wood Processing

For municipal/large-scale facilities only
Wood Processing

We want your wood! We are always looking for opportunities to collect and/or grind forest products, as we do for many municipalities (like Prior Lake, Shakopee, and Savage) and commercial customers.

We give wood new life as mulch, compost, or as a sustainable energy source.

WE’LL GRIND IT FOR YOU

The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility offers:

  • Mobile, large-scale grinding of wood at your site
  • Yard waste removal
  • Free wood disposal at our facility in Shakopee
  • Wood processing

WE’LL GO TO YOUR NECK OF THE WOODS

The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility provides mobile wood grinding, specializing in:

  • Municipal/county wood waste management
  • Storm debris grinding, removal
  • Emerald Ash Borer wood removal