ST. CLOUD -- The city of St. Cloud is opening their compost site earlier than normal due to the warmer weather and lack of snow.

The compost site will be open Saturday, March 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

However, permits will not be available at the compost site. Permits must be bought at St. Cloud City Hall during regular business hours.

The compost site will be closed on Good Friday but will re-open Saturday, April 4th.

St. Cloud crews will begin picking up clear yard waste bags Monday, March 23rd and every Monday through the summer season.