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Intl Compost Week 2021

2021 International Compost Awareness Week

Release Date: 2021-05-03

Why Compost?

Composting breaks down food scraps and yard debris and converts it to a valuable soil amendment for your garden. Composting:

· Enriches soil, helping retain moisture and suppress plant disease and pests

· Reduces the need for chemical fertilizers

· Prevents of potent greenhouse gas emissions

Learn more here


Attend a Composting at Home Virtual Workshop

Thursday, May 20, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Register now here

Topics include:

· Set up and maintain a backyard compost bin and vermicompost (worm) bin

· What can and cannot be placed in your compost bin

· How to use finished compost for your garden and landscape

Participants will be entered in a random drawing to win a prize that will help them live sustainably. For a full schedule of upcoming English and Spanish workshops, click here.


Purchase a Compost Bin

Compost bins are available for purchase at a reduced price for Long Beach residents only. Find out which compost bin works best for your home.

Purchase a compost bin here