Compost Give Away Set for June 15

Compost Give Away Set for June 15
Posted on 05/22/2019

Athens Services and the City of Sierra Madre have rescheduled the Spring Compost Giveaway event for Saturday, June 15, 2019. The event is from 9:00am-12:00pm at Sierra Vista Park which is located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. All Sierra Madre residents are eligible to participate and no advanced reservation is necessary. Be sure to bring a sturdy container for the compost on the day of the event. Shovels will be provided at the event to fill your containers. To ensure all participants receive their fair share, there is a 30 gallon per household limit the first hour of the event. After 10:00am, participants will be able to receive an unlimited amount of compost while supplies last.

 

The organic compost is comprised of leaves, yard trimmings and paper litter mixed with wood chips, food waste and other organic materials at the Athens Services Recycling and Material Recovery Facility. The compost is a nutrient rich soil amendment and fertilizer.

 

The Compost Giveaway is a drive through event located in the Sierra Vista Park parking lot near the sand volley ball and basketball court. For more information please contact the Department of Public Works at 626-355-7135.