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Upcoming Events
  • Adelanto Conservation Festival
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 29, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Mavericks' Stadium, 12000 Stadium Way, Adelanto, CA, United States
    Description: The event held during a Mavericks baseball game hosts local agencies and vendors who will be sharing ideas and products to help you conserve our natural resources. The Master Composters will be staffing a table at the event. Ticket prices for the game are $6, $8, and $10, with a parking fee of $2. For more information, contact Belen Cordero, Conservation Specialist for the City of Adelanto at 760-246-2300 x 3045 or bcordero@ci.adelanto.ca.us.
  • 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)
  • JPA Board
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: September 11, 2014 - 12:00 PM
    Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, 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