Free mulch, compost available

Free mulch, compost available in Newton

NEWTON, N.C. – Newton will offer free chipper mulch and leaf compost at the city’s Boston Road facility beginning Thursday, March 12.

Mulch and compost will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday each week until supplies run out. Newton residents and non-residents may pick up the mulch and compost. City staff will load the mulch and compost onto trucks or trailers.

For more information or to confirm availability, call Public Works at 828-695-4310 or the Sanitation Department at 828-695-4294.