Material Recycling Facility Tours

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Calendar
October 1, 2016
  • Master Composter Training - Big Bear Lake
    Starts: 8:30 AM
    Ends: October 1, 2016 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Big Bear Lake City Hall-Conference Room, 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315


    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.

October 13, 2016
  • JPA Technical Committee Meeting
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: October 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM


October 15, 2016
  • Master Composter Training - Barstow
    Starts: 8:30 AM
    Ends: October 15, 2016 - 12:30 PM

    Location: Desert Discovery Center, 831 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA, 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.

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