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Free mulch, compost available in Newton

NEWTON, NC (March 4, 2014) – Beginning March 13, the City of Newton will offer to the public free leaf compost and a limited amount of chipper mulch at its Boston Road facility.

People can pick up mulch or compost from 8 a.m. to 5 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.