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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.

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