Alerts

Upcoming Events
  • JPA Technical Committee
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: August 14, 2014 - 3:30 PM
    Location: Victor Valley MRF, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville
  • Barstow MC Meeting
    Starts: 11:30 AM
    Ends: August 16, 2014 - 1:30 PM
    Location: Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow)
    Description: The Barstow Master Composters meet the third Saturday of the month at the Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow) to discuss Master Composter business and share gardening and conservation information. The public is welcome to attend.
  • Victor Valley Master Composter Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: September 9, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D (14343 Civic Dr - Victorville)

What Not to Compost

To avoid problems with odors, pests, reseeding, or slowing down the compost process, don’t put any of these items in your pile.

  • Invasive weeds that spread by roots/runners — e.g. crabgrass, bamboo
  • Meat, fish, dairy products, bones, fats, bread
  • Large branches or pieces of wood
  • Pressure treated woods
  • Bar-b-que or coal ashes
  • Dog or cat wastes
  • Materials with thorns or spines-e.g. rose branches, cactus