Composting is a great way to keep organic material out of landfills. It is a good environmental practice and an inexpensive way of adding nutrients back into the soil. Applying compost to soil improves its texture, structure, aeration ability and water holding capacity. Trees, flowers or vegetables will grow healthier with less chemicals or fertilizers.
Compost is.. A dark, crumbly soil amendment. A waste reduction strategy for yard and food waste. Nature’s way of recycling. Natural mulch. Nutrient rich. A simple way to prevent methane gas production.
- Reduces your ecological footprint by reducing garbage being landfilled.
- An inexpensive way to improve the soil and reduce fertilizer requirements.
Conserves natural resources such as water, organic matter and nutrients.
- An environmental friendly way to improve soil health and the health of plants.
- Reduces garden chores by applying compost like a mulch to limit weeds and retain moisture.
- Saves village waste disposal fees.
- Combats climate change by decomposing organics with oxygen, preventing the release of methane gas when organics decompose without oxygen in a landfill.
- Reduces water pollution by reducing the need for fertilizers, which prevent algae blooms and kills fish in streams and lakes.Compost Bins Composting bins are available at the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.
Composting bins are available at the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.