The state of Illinois has banned all landscape waste from being deposited into landfills. With this as an issue for residents within our county, we need to be progressive about reusing those materials. Composting is the 4th R or Rot out of the 3Rs of Recycle, Reduce and Reuse that provides the using of the system a valuable material for their gardens and houseplants.

WHAT IS COMPOSTING?Composting is the deterioration of carbon based materials that can be reused as fertilizer. Composting is the decomposition of kitchen and yard waste by microbes, worms and other organisms. Compost or humus is rich in nutrients and minerals.