Composting at home is the most efficient way of recycling your organic matter.  There are many great ways to compost at home, depending on your household needs.

Backyard Composting

If you have a fair amount of yard waste on a regular basis, consider creating a compost pile in your yard.  There are many options that range from a basic open pile, to store bought tumbler style bins.

Worm Composting

Worm composting is great for households that only have fruit and vegetable scraps and for those who live in smaller spaces such as apartments or condominiums.

Grasscycling

Grasscycling refers to leaving your grass clippings on the lawn when mowing. Grass clippings decompose quickly, releasing up to 40% of the vital nutrients back into the lawn, reducing the need for chemical fertilizers.

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