City offers free mulch

SIDNEY — The city of Sidney will be offering its fall leaf mulch giveaway on three upcoming Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at the compost facility at 690 Brooklyn Ave.

Mulch is available for those living in Sidney and Shelby County only. The giveaway will be held for Sidney residents only on Sept. 10 and for both Sidney and Shelby County residents on Sept. 17 and 24.

A waiver for those 18 and over is required to obtain mulch. You may download the waiver from the city’s website at or pick it up at the service center at 415 S. Vandemark Road. The waiver must be turned in at the service center. No emailed or faxed copies will be accepted. A valid Ohio driver’s license or equivalent is required when the waiver is turned in.