City offers free mulch, wood chips

Staff report

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

The first two Saturdays are for those living inside the city limits only. The last three Saturdays are open to anyone living in Shelby County.

The giveaway will be held on the following Saturdays:

• Sept. 26 – Sidney residents only.

• Oct. 3 – Sidney residents only.

• Oct. 10 – Sidney and Shelby County residents.

• Oct. 17 – Sidney and Shelby County residents.

• Oct. 24 – Sidney and Shelby County residents.

A waiver for those 18 and over is now required to obtain mulch and wood chips. 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 equal is required when the waiver is turned in.

Wood may be available to cut during these hours for those with the required waiver.

Staff report