Composting is a way of turning your yard waste and plant waste into valuable compost fertilizer. Just place your non-woody yard waste into a pile or compost bin and let Mother Nature do the work.
Benefits of composting:
What you can compost:
Types of composting containers:
For more information on composting, visit these websites:
Abington Township Composting program: http://www.abington.org/refuse/compost.htm
Grass recycling and composting: http://www.abington.org/refuse/grass_recycling.htm
Compost information and calendar of free composting workshops from Montgomery County Cooperative Extension: http://montgomery.extension.psu.edu/Horticulture/Compost.html*
Composting info from How To Compost.org: www.howtocompost.org/*
If you would like the Abington EAC to present a composting workshop to your group, please contact Jennifer Sherwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plastic compost bin
available at home and garden centers
In 2000, the Abington EAC held a composting workshop to teach residents how to recycle their yard waste into valuable compost. Free compost bins were given to participants.
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