Ever wonder what happens to all those Christmas trees or fallen leaves you leave out for recycling collection? They’re turned into mulch and compost. Denver residents can buy low-cost compost during the Compost Sale from Friday to Sunday, April 29 to May 1 and/or get their hands on FREE mulch on Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or while supplies last) during the annual Mulch Giveaway.
Bags of compost will be sold at participating Ace Hardware stores for the discounted price of $5 per bag (plus tax). You can buy during regular store hours while supplies last. Ace Hardware stores open at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Bulk compost will be sold at two A1 Organics locations on Saturday, April 30 ONLY from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $30 per cubic yard (plus tax). Free loaders will be available at the bulk sites.
Compost for $5 per bag (+ tax) will be offered at:
- Ace Hardware – Cherry Creek (1427 S. Holly St.)
- Ace Hardware – Alameda Station (417 S. Broadway)
- Ace Hardware – University Hills (2500 S. Colorado Blvd.)
- Ace Hardware – Tamarac Square (3333 S. Tamarac Dr.)
- Ace Hardware – Ace on the Fax (7100 E. Colfax Ave.)
- Ace Hardware – Edgewater (1719 Sheridan Blvd.)
Bulk compost** at $30 per cubic yard (+ tax) will be sold at:
- A1 Organics – Commerce City (9109 Monaco St., Henderson, CO 80640)
- A1 Organics – Sheridan (2300 Radcliff Ave., Sheridan, CO 80110)
**Trucks and trailers only, and all loads must be tarped and secured. Minimum bulk purchase of one cubic yard.
Dig-your-own FREE mulch sites will be set up at:
Veterans Park (Iowa St. & Vine St.)
Bear Creek Park (south of Dartmouth Ave. on Raleigh St.)
Sloan’s Lake Park (Sheridan Blvd. & 17th Ave.)
Havana Nursery (10450 Smith Rd., just south of I-70). Besides dig-your-own, will also have loader service for trucks and trailers.
- Please bring your own pitchfork or shovel, and bags or containers for loading mulch.
- Bring a tarp to cover your truck or trailer.
- Due to limited quantities, Denver residents only.
- All event attendees must wear masks at all times, at ALL locations, and even while in their own personal vehicles.
- Commercial vehicles are prohibited from taking or selling the City’s mulch or compost.
For details, call 720-913-1311.