Composting

Compost dirt photo by normanack

photo by normanack

Why compost?

Composting has many benefits for your yard and for the surrounding ecosystem. Compost improves soil structure, reduces erosion, conserves water, and restores soil fertility. This infographic explains it all!

For a full guide to the basics of composting, including what to compost, check out these guides from Do It Green! and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

DIY compost bins

If you want to start composting in your yard, there are some options when it comes to a bin, including building your own! These guides can help you get started with building your own compost bin:

Ready-made compost bins

Make a decision about the type of bin to buy: Types of Manufactured Compost Bins

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