Hickory – The City of Hickory is pleased to announce the sale of mulch and leaf compost is here just in time for spring.
Mulch and leaf compost will be available beginning Friday, March 3.

The City of Hickory’s Yard Waste facility hours are 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Friday, March 3.  The facility is located on Cloninger Mill Road, off N.C. 127, near the bridge that crosses Lake Hickory and links to Alexander County.  The hours will remain the same until all mulch and compost is gone.

The mulch and leaf compost consists of yard waste that is collected by Solid Waste crews throughout the year.

The mulch and leaf compost are composed of tree limbs, Christmas trees, and leaves that are ground into useable material for landscaping. Leaf compost is $20 per 3yd scoop (full-size pickup truck load) and mulch will be $20 per 3yd scoop.

For more information, please call the Hickory Public Services Department at (828) 323-7500.