For more information about our Free Mulch Give-Away Program:
- Address: 1400 N Gaffey St. Los Angeles, CA 90731 (San Pedro)
- How to get there: Directions
This operation is currently located at the Gaffey Street Landfill which has been reclaimed for recreational and mulching use. It receives Bureau of Sanitation collected yard trimmings (greenwaste) which are cleaned, processed and spread for purposes of weed and erosion control. The Mulching Facility is not open to the public.
The facility processes curbside collected greenwaste delivered by the City's Bureau's of Sanitation Solid Resources Collection Division. The site is about 2.5 acres in size. On the average there are 20,000 tons of greenwaste delivered annually.
The facility utilizes a picking station, a screening machine and a tub grinder to process the material. The resulting product is given away to farmers for use as moisture retention an soil amendment.
Staff is on-site five days per week, generally Monday through Friday. Heavy equipment is operated between 6:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. on an as needed basis. Delivery of materials takes place from early morning to early afternoon.
To learn more about backyard composting and workshops please visit:
The picture gallery for this facility can be viewed online at:
Current Pictures On-Location
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