April 1, 2017
217 Gordon Road
Falls Church, VA 22046
The City of Falls Church Operations staff uses heavy equipment to load open bed vehicles with our high quality leaf mulch. Participants must sign a waiver prior to loading.
Leaf Mulch Loading Day
Saturday, April 1, 2017
City staff uses heavy equipment to load open bed vehicles with our high quality, free double-ground leaf mulch and hard-wood mulch.
If you miss Leaf Mulch Load Day, you may pick-up mulch via self-service at the Recycling Center between 7 a.m. and dusk, 7 days a week with your own containers, shovels, or pitchforks to haul away the mulch.
The leaf mulch is the end-product of 5,000 cubic yards of leaves vacuumed from city streets in the autumn. Removing and recycling the leaves into mulch provides a far more cost-effective solution than hauling and disposing of them. This practice also benefits the environment; leaf mulch naturally:
Turns clay-rich soil into nutrient-rich soil, making it healthier for trees and plants
- Releases water into the soil at a slow rate
- Creates zero waste in the process