Angelina, Neches River Authority Neches Compost Facility Extends Receiving Hours

Facility extends wood waste receiving hours for storm debris disposal

February 22, 2021 - The Angelina & Neches River Authority’s Neches Compost Facility in Jacksonville is extending normal receiving hours to accept wood waste and related debris from the public, due to Winter Storm Uri storm debris.

The Neches Compost Facility will receive wood waste products from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, February 22, until Friday, March 5, 2021. The compost facility will only accept wood waste and will not sell compost during these extended hours.

Normal receiving hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The facility will continue compost sales during these times.

Wood waste products that are accepted include brush, limbs, bagged yard clippings and leaves, and wood material less than 18 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet long. All plastic bags must be removed for inspection.

Materials that the facility cannot accept include stumps, pallets, treated wood, painted wood, telephone poles, railroad ties, demolition debris, paper, garbage, vegetative waste, food waste, hazardous waste, rubber, plastic, metal, or concrete.

The Neches Compost Facility accepts wood waste material at no cost.

Please enter through the customer entrance and report to the yard attendant. The Neches Compost Facility is located at 1805 Highway 79 W, in Jacksonville, Texas.

For more information, please call ANRA’s Neches Compost Facility at (903) 584-3415, email or visit

The Angelina & Neches River Authority’s central office is located in Lufkin, Texas. ANRA’s territorial jurisdiction consists of 8,500 square miles that lie wholly or in part of the following counties: Van Zandt, Smith, Henderson, Newton, Cherokee, Anderson, Rusk, Houston, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Shelby, Angelina, Trinity, Sabine, Polk, Jasper, and Orange. ANRA focuses on water quality management, water resource development, and water conservation resources.