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Compost Giveaway April 22

April 18, 2016
For Immediate Release
Celebrate Earth Day with  Half Moon Bay's Free Compost Giveaway
In Partnership With Republic Services
HALF MOON BAY, CA - Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and on that day from 9 AM to 2 PM (while supplies last) Half Moon Bay residents can get free, rich compost to enhance their home gardens! The compost will be available for pick up on Kelly Avenue near its intersection with Main Street, across Kelly from City Hall.

Residents are invited to get up to one cubic yard per Half Moon Bay residential address - courtesy of Republic Services.

Please note:
  • This compost is for Half Moon Bay residents only (not available for professional gardeners, landscapers, or other commercial use)
  • Limited supply - first come-first served, while supplies last
  • Residents must bring their own shovels and buckets/bags or other containers
  • Limit of one cubic yard per Half Moon Bay residential address
Compost is an ideal amendment to enrich the soil for lawns, gardens, plants, and trees. And by using compost, wonderful organic resources are added to the soil and the use of fertilizers can be reduced.

Located 28 miles south of San Francisco, the City of Half Moon Bay is a community of about 11,500 people, situated on the peninsula between forested hills and some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer. Its historic downtown is home to numerous shops, art galleries, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and other businesses, and its celebrated beaches and parks are wonders of nature, accessible to pedestrians, bicyclists, and equestrians. With its many activities and events, beautiful natural scenery, old-town charm, and abundance of retail and commercial services, Half Moon Bay is a regional destination. The City's website is .