Free mulch-loading to be offered in Bayfield

La Plata County will offer free wood mulch and will help load it into vehicles and trailers from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Bayfield Convenience Center, 4496 County Road 223.

The Convenience Center accepts dry, brown yard waste, including tree trimmings, slash and tree trunks up to 8 inches in diameter.

County staff will be on site with heavy equipment to load wood mulch into vehicles and trailers.

Green, brown and clear glass, newspaper, aluminum, tin cans and car batteries will be accepted as recyclables. Separate glass by color, remove lids and flatten tin cans at the open end before recycling.

Bayfield Convenience Center is open 1-6 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays and 1-6 p.m. Saturdays.

The transfer station will be closed and will not accept waste during free mulch-loading.

For more information, call Leslie Jakoby at 382-6376.

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