A $5 Compost Permit can be purchased from the Boxford Treasurer and presented to the Topsfield Highway Facility with proof of Boxford residency for the one-time use of Topsfield's Drop-off Composting Facilty at 279 Boston Street (Route 1) in Topsfield. The Facility is open April 1 to November 15th on Saturdays ONLY from 9:00am to 1:00pm, the phone number for Highway Department is 978-887-1542
Acceptable material: Only leaves and natural yard waste, including brush, up to a maximum diameter of four (4) inches will be accepted.
Users must check in with the attendant, show proof of Boxford reisdency, turn in paid compost permit, empty bags/containers and take bags/containers home.
Please purchase your compost permit tickets at Boxford Town Hall, Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm or at the Boxford Recyclign center on Saturdays 8am-3:30pm. Compost Permits for Boxford residents are not sold in Topsfield.