Update: Free compost available all weekend in Atherton


Free compost will be available for Atherton residents to pick up from the parking lot in front of the Atherton train station at Fair Oaks Avenue all weekend, or until it runs out.

Residents should bring their own containers for compost and their own shovels.

Atherton residents can drop off electronic waste, shred up to three boxes of documents and pick up a cubic yard of compost on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the parking lot behind the police department on the corner of Fair Oaks Lane and Dinkelspiel Station Lane.

Electronics that will be accepted for recycling include televisions, computer monitors, personal computers, DVD players, printers, cables and cords, cell phones, MP3 players, laptops, fax machines, keyboards, stereos, storage discs, tape and zip drives, UPS power supply units, video game consoles, and VCRs.

Resident should bring their own containers for compost and their own shovels.

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