Mulch giveaway

Yard waste collected by Lexington’s Waste Management is composted into mulch that is available for free for Lexington residents from time to time. 

Event details

The last mulch giveaway was held on Sept. 16, 2023. The next event has not been scheduled.
The event is held at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike. Enter via Jimmie Campbell Drive.

Event tips

  • The event generally runs between 8 a.m. and noon or until the mulch runs out.
  • Follow signs to enter through Jimmie Campbell Drive, 1631 Old Frankfort Pike 
  • One pick-up truckload per person. 
  • A smaller self-serve area is available for picking up smaller amounts of mulch. Due to demand, those who self-load mulch will be limited to a 10-minute loading time. Those self-loading must bring shovels, bags and other supplies.
  • The event is for Fayette County residents only. Bring your driver's license with a Lexington address.