Yard Waste & Composting

We Care Denali (formerly Harvest New England)

295 Richard White Way (formerly One Rod Highway)

We Care Denali is a private company contracted by the Town of Fairfield to accept yard waste and process compost at the Public Works Yard.

Use Requirements

A valid 'A' beach sticker or dump sticker is required. If you don't have a town sticker, you will automatically be charged as a commercial customer.


We Care Denali maintains different hours depending upon the season.  Please check the following chart for hours of operation and note the holiday closures below:

 Date Range Monday to Friday  Saturday Sunday 
November 1 - December 15 7:00 am to 4:00 pm  7:00 am to 4:00 pm 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
December 16 - February 28 8:00 am to 3:00 pm  Closed*
(*see Christmas Tree Dropoff below)
March 1 - October 31 7:00 am to 4:00 pm  7:00 am to 12:00 pm Closed

We Care Denali is closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

 Please call the office to confirm hours that We Care Denali is open on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

Christmas Tree Dropoff

We Care Denali accepts Christmas trees free of charge.  They will be open on Saturday January 8th and Saturday January 15th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Christmas Trees and all other yard waste.