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Anaheim's Great Compost Giveaway Slated for April 10
ANAHEIM, CA - (March 31, 2010) - Anaheim’s Great Compost Giveaway proved to be so successful last year that it is being offered again! On Saturday, April 10, Anaheim residents looking for rosier roses, heftier veggies, or spectacular hedges can receive up to 60 gallons of nutrient-rich compost/soil conditioner – for free.

The event, a partnership between the City of Anaheim’s Public Works Department and Anaheim Disposal, will be held at Katella High School, 2200 E. Wagner Avenue between State College Blvd and Sunkist Street. Rain or shine, the event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., or while the supply lasts.

Residents are asked to bring their own containers or buckets (no bags please) to pick up the loose compost material. For more information on the Great Compost Giveaway or yard waste recycling program, call Anaheim Disposal’s Customer Service Department at (714) 238-2444.

Would you like to make your own compost material? Anaheim’s Department of Public Works will be offering Earth Machine compost bins and kitchen collector buckets for only $20 (a $50 value) at the Compost Giveaway on April 10 as well as at the Public Works Operations Yard, 400 E. Vermont Street, starting Monday, April 12 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cash or checks only will be accepted.

For more information please call the City of Anaheim’s Public Works Operations at (714) 765-6860.
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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 and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 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; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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