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Date:
June 2, 2018
Time:
7:00 am
Location:
Bedwell Bayfront Park
Address:
1600 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-6760
Cost:
FREE
composting
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FREE Compost Giveaway

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Ready to start your dream garden? Enrich your soil with FREE locally-source organic material!

Menlo Park offers two ways to get free compost
  • Free compost giveaway almost every month
  • Free compost available daily year-round at the Shoreway Environmental Center
Free compost giveaway
A free compost giveaway is held at Bedwell Bayfront Park on the first Saturday of every month (except December and January) starting at 7 a.m.

Residents should bring proof of residency, shovels and containers, and be prepared to help themselves to the large pile of compost just inside the park entrance. The compost comes from residential recycling of organic material through the curbside collection program and is available while supplies last.

Rules for compost pick up
  • This program is for Menlo Park residents only and not for commercial use.
  • The packing of truck beds is prohibited.
  • Residents are welcome to take up to one cubic yard of compost, which is equivalent to two 96-gallon garbage carts.
Shoreway Environmental Center compost pick up
Menlo Park residents are also welcome to pick up free compost daily year-round at the Shoreway Environmental Center, located at 333 Shoreway Road in San Carlos. The center is open weekdays from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and on weekends from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Proof of residency is required. Residents are allowed two 3-cubic feet paper bags of compost, which is equivalent to two 22-gallon garbage carts. Paper bags and shovels are provided.

For more information, please contact the Shoreway Environmental Center directly.