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Free mulch, compost available in April

NEWTON, NC (March 12, 2013) – Starting the first week of April, the City of Newton will offer free chipper mulch and leaf compost at the Boston Road facility.

People can pick up mulch or compost from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The giveaway will continue each week until the city runs out of material. The material is available to residents and non-residents.

City staff will load mulch and compost into trucks or trailers. For more information, or to check on the availability of materials, call Public Works at 828-695-4310 or the Sanitation Department at 828-695-4294.