Residents can manufacture rich soil conditioner while helping to decrease the waste stream through backyard composting. By collecting and storing your grass clippings and leaves along with some vegetable peeling, etc., you can have wonderful humus for your flower beds and gardens.
Grass clippings and leaves, vegetable and fruit scraps, coffee grounds, bark, stalks and stems, wood ashes, weeds, (seedless) nut and egg shells.
Do not compost
Animal fats, meat and fish bones, poultry, beans, vegetable oils, dairy products, plastics and synthetic fibers.