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City of Lawrence changes compost facility schedule; no more woodchips for sale for now

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Because of “tremendous turnout” at city-load Saturdays so far this year, the City of Lawrence has made changes to the Compost Facility’s summer schedule.

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There will be no woodchips available until further notice because of limited supplies, according to an update this week from the city.

This Saturday’s event will proceed as scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the exception of woodchips. City-loaded compost will be available for $10 per scoop, and one scoop typically fills a pickup truck bed, according to the city’s website.

But at the next two events, scheduled for July 2 and Aug. 6, the facility will only be open for dropoffs and self-loading of compost, according to the city’s update. “Availability of material is not guaranteed,” the city notes.

The city will communicate information about the scheduled Sept. 3 and Oct. 1 events and availability closer to those dates.

The Wood Recovery and Compost Facility is at 1420 E. 11th St., a few blocks east of 11th Street and Haskell Avenue.

Learn more on the city’s website at this link.

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