Did you know that 20-30% of our solid waste consists of Food Waste & Yard Trimmings? (USEPA estimate) Much of this material can be composted. Please click here to learn how you can start composting at home.
- Home Composting Fact Sheet (Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station)
- Composting Is Way Easier Than You Think (National Resources Defense Council)
- Backyard Leaf Composting Fact Sheet (Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station)
- Composting At Home (USEPA)
- "10 Steps to Starting a Successful School Composting Operation" (Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Sustainability)
Backyard Composting Units are available for purchase from the Bergen County Utilities Authority. Please click here to learn more.
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