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07-19-14 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Barstow MC Meeting

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08-16-14 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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21

08-21-14 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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SEP
09

09-09-14 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Victor Valley Master Composter Meeting

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11

09-11-14 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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20

09-20-14 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Barstow MC Meeting

OCT
09

10-09-14 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
JPA Technical Committee

OCT
18

10-18-14 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Barstow MC Meeting

NOV
11

11-11-14 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Victor Valley Master Composter Meeting

What to Compost

Just about anything that once grew in your yard can be composted.

GREEN MATERIALS:

  • Fresh weeds
  • Fresh plants and green prunings
  • Grass clippings
  • Manure or animal cage cleanings-horse, cow, rabbit, chicken (Note: Do not compost cat or dog droppings.)
  • Fruit and vegetable trimmings from the kitchen or garden

BROWN MATERIALS:

  • Fallen leaves
  • Dry weeds, grass
  • Chopped prunings, twigs
  • Wood chips
  • Hay or straw, saw dust
  • Wood ashes (cold)

THESE MATERIALS CAN ALSO BE COMPOSTED:

  • Egg shells
  • Old flower bouquets
  • Coffee grounds (and filters), tea bags
  • Excelsior from swamp cooler mats
  • Paper towels, paper napkins
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