Backyard Composting

What is composting? Composting occurs naturally nearly everywhere! Leaves drop from trees. Grass clippings are left after mowing the lawn. Plants and animals die. Over time, these organic materials break down or decompose. The rich, dark, soil-like material that results is called compost. Use these publications to help you learn more about composting and to help you determine which compost bin is best for your situation.

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