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Upcoming Events
Events on May 16, 2015
Barstow Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: May 16, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311, United States
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on May 21, 2015
JPA Board
Starts: 10:00 AM
Ends: May 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville
Events on May 30, 2015
Phelan CSD Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: May 30, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Phelan CSD Office
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on June 6, 2015
Morongo Basin Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: June 6, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.
Events on June 13, 2015
Big Bear Lake Master Composter Training
Starts: 8:30 AM
Ends: June 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall Conference Room
Description: The Free training class will teach participants about backyard composting, vermicomposting (composting with worms), grasscycing, recycling, and how to become a Master Composter. Contact Don at 951-265-8699 or MC_Coordinator@dnbvisions.com for more information or to RSVP.

Composting in Your Home

Composting is just nature’s way of recycling plant materials like leaves, grass, twigs, brush, and fruit and vegetable wastes. Through composting, these materials are converted into a form that can be used again to enrich the soil and nourish living plants. “Compost” is the finished soil product that is produced by proper composting.

Composting at home is quite easy to do. In fact, you’re probably composting right now, without even realizing it. Fallen leaves, grass clippings, dead flowers, and so on, compost naturally when they fall on the ground. But if you want to focus or accelerate the process, you can use a number of methods to make compost slowly or quickly.

View one of the topics below to learn more:

The Essentials of Composting

Why Compost?

How to Compost

What to Compost

What not to Compost

Compost Helpful Hints

Compost Troubleshooting

If you’re intrigued and want to learn more, consider become part of our active community of master composters!