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Free compost available through March 18

Friday, March 18, is the last day compost will be available.

NEWTON, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2016) - Newton will offer free leaf compost at the city's Boston Road facility beginning Thursday, March 10.

Compost will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday each week until supplies run out. A small amount of chipper mulch will also be available while supplies last.

Newton residents and non-residents may pick up the mulch and compost. City staff will load the mulch and compost onto trucks or trailers. The facility is at 1171 Boston Road.

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