Otay Mesa Compost Facility

Composting facility serving San Diego and beyond with drop off services
and material for sale.


434 Alta Road
San Diego, CA 92154
Voice: (760) 214-1842


6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Acceptable Items

  • Yard trimmings consisting of branches, grass, leaves
  • Clean unpainted wood with no metal contamination other than nails
  • To qualify for chipped prices, chips must not be mixed with unground material.
  • All items must be under 20 inches in diameter and less than 48 inches in length.

Unacceptable Items

  • Palm Fronds and trunks, Bamboo, Cactus and Yucca
  • Stumps containing rocks or dirt
  • Sod or dirt
  • Wood with paint or stain, chemically treated wood
  • Trash- including plastic, metal, glass and other contaminants
  • Hazardous waste of any kind