CITY OF LAWRENCE COMPOST & WOODCHIP SALE EVENT

COMPOST & WOODCHIP SALE – CITY STAFF LOADING ASSISTANCE

The last day of the special sale event is Saturday, March 29, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sorry for the late notice. Please pass this on to your friends and neighbors!

During this special sale event, the city will load by tractor into pick-up trucks and trailers at the City’s Wood Recovery and Composting Facility located at 1420 E. 11th Street which is east of 11th and Haskell Avenue, over the railroad tracks. The compost and woodchips are not intended for commercial applications, but rather for the citizens of Lawrence. NO dump truck quantities. For residential use only. The city cannot load trucks with ladder racks. Patrons are asked to bring a tarp for their pickup to secure the woodchips, preventing them from littering the roadway as they drive from the facility. The cost of the compost and woodchips will be $10 per bucket load, which is equivalent to 2 cubic yards. CASH only.

COMPOST & WOODCHIP SALE – SELF LOAD ONLY

Every Saturday, March – mid-December, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Compost and woodchips are for SELF LOAD ONLY. Self-loading pick-up truck or trailer loads will be $10 per load and small quantities will be free. CASH only. Please bring a shovel. This sale will be during scheduled brush drop-off hours.

For more information on the compost or woodchip sale, please call (785) 832-3030.

Compost consists of decayed organic matter and has been proven to be extremely successful as a natural soil amendment. Lawrence Community Compost is made from the yard trimmings and small woody debris collected curbside on Monday mornings, as well as grass clippings, leaves, and woody debris from some commercial lawn care providers.

Mulch is a material used to cover the soil. Most mulches are organic (woodchips, unfinished compost, straw) but inorganics such as lava rock or limestone can add an appealing, low maintenance touch. Good mulch conserves water by reducing moisture evaporation from the soil. The woodchips the City sells are made from tree materials brought in from residential and commercial sources.

 

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