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 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