Composting is natural recycling. Put your yard trimmings and kitchen scraps to work by creating nutrient rich homemade compost in your own back yard. This week the Environmental Services Department is focusing on backyard composting. Whether you are new to composting or have been doing it for years, we’ve got some great tips and resources to help you out.
Benefits of Composting
Learn how composting can add value to your home landscape.
Composting During COVID-19 Fact Sheet
Home composting is safe even in the current COVID-19 situation. Find out more from the US Composting Council.
If you are thinking about composting but haven’t started yet, these resources are just for you. Need a quick start “how to compost” guide? In just a few minutes, National Geographic will teach you how to begin composting at home.
Remember the essentials of composting by using this easy one-page guide from Texas A&M.
Learn how to enhance your composting skills with this informative webinar from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
Texas A&M’s “do it yourself” guide offers more information on backyard composting.
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance offers detailed home composting information in this 1.5-hour webinar.
Compost Bins for Sale
To help you get started with backyard composting, The Woodlands Township is offering high quality collapsible compost bins for only $50. If purchased online, these bins retail for $150-$200. Call The Woodlands Township 281-210-3800, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to purchase. Bin pick up is available by appointment. Happy Composting!