Hickory – Just in time for fall, the City of Hickory will is now selling mulch and leaf compost.
The City of Hickory’s yard waste facility hours are 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, beginning this Friday, September 16. The facility is located on Cloninger Mill Road, which is 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 are made from yard waste 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 your landscape.
All available mulch is double ground and will be $50 per 3-yard scoop (full-size pickup truck load). Leaf compost will be $25 per 3-yard scoop (full-size pickup truck load).
For more information, please call the Hickory Public Services Department at 828-323-7500.
Photo: Mulch and leaf compost will be available for purchase at the City of Hickory’s yard waste facility on Fridays and Saturdays.