Time To Act

Getting Started / Why Compost PDF Print E-mail

1. To turn perceived waste into a valuable resource.

2. To rescue valuable organics that would otherwise go to the landfill and produce and release the green-house gas, methane, into our atmosphere.

3. To reduce volume of organic material.

4. To minimize pathogens, disease, weeds, odor and insect problems.

5. To stabilize nutrients in soil minimizing water pollution, improving soil structure, and increasing water retention.

6. To support higher population of macro and micro organisms that are essential to healthy living soils.