HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Chemung County compost facility will be open to the public on Tuesday, April 17. 

The site, located on Blostien Blvd. in Horseheads, will be available free of charge for residents of Chemung County to dispose yard waste. 

The facility will be open every year from April through November, weather permitting. 

Operating hours are: 

  • Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (except holidays) 
  • Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Residents are asked to have a valid driver's license or proof of residency to show the facility attendant. 

Yard waste accepted includes grass, tree limbs and branches, stumps, leaves, flowers and garden vegetation, brush and hay. 

For more information, call (607) 739-3896.