Compost Site

Opens annually in April through the last Saturday of November weather permitting. To find out if the compost site is open due to weather, please call 262-719-5411. The site is open to Lisbon residents only.


The compost site is for residential yard waste only. No commercial use is allowed. Do not bring trash, junk or construction materials. No trucks larger than a pick-up truck can be used for pick-up or dumping materials. Only one vehicle at a time will be admitted per permit. You may take at no additional charge finished compost and wood chips from the site when the material is available.

The site accepts leaves, grass clippings, brush and branches.

Please note:

  • No landscape timbers, railroad ties or construction lumber
  • No chainsaws or axes
  • No front end loaders or trucks larger than a pickup
  • No children on any piles and dogs must be on a leash
  • Do cover your load with a tarp (County Ordinance 346.94 or pay a fine of $114)
  • We no longer accept electronics or appliances. Please visit Waukesha County's website for more information on how to properly dispose of electronics.

Compost Site Pass / Payment Information

The annual pass is obtainable at the Village Hall for $18. 

If you'd prefer to process your pass via mail, please mail an $18 check to Village Hall made payable to Village of Lisbon with "compost pass" listed in memo line, along with a self-addressed/stamped envelope. We will then mail your pass back to you. 

Lisbon Village Hall: W234N8676 Woodside Road Lisbon, WI 53089

Town of Merton and Village of Merton residents must purchase their passes from their town/village hall. Thank you for your cooperation.

Waukesha County

Other yard waste and composting information may be found by visiting Waukesha County Parks & Land Use.