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ANAHEIM’S ANNUAL FREE COMPOST GIVEAWAY
ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 1, 2014) – Anaheim’s annual free Compost Giveaway returns for 2014, and City residents can receive up to 60 gallons of this rich soil additive to make their gardens greener and healthier, thanks to a partnership between Anaheim’s Department of Public Works and Republic Services.
- Saturday, April 5, rain or shine
- Open 7-10 a.m., or until supplies last
- Angel Stadium of Anaheim
- Please enter the parking lot off Orangewood Ave.
Residents are asked to bring their own containers or buckets (no bags please) to pick up the loose compost material. Proof of City of Anaheim residency will be required (CA driver’s license or utility bill).
Earth Machine compost bins and kitchen collector buckets will be available for residents seeking year-round benefits to home composting. The bin and bucket kit will be available to purchase for $20 (a $50 value). Cash or checks only will be accepted.
The Compost Giveaway highlights the success of the City’s yard waste collection program and allows the opportunity to “close the recycling loop” by giving back to the community.
For more information on the Compost Giveaway please call (714) 238-2444. Information is also available online at www.republicservices.com/site/anaheim-ca or www.anaheim.net/recycle.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 346,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.