Why Should I Compost?
  • Waste Less: About 30% of what North Carolinians throw away is yard debris and food waste. Composting keeps this material out of landfills and turns it into a product you can use.
  • Go Natural: Reduce or eliminate the need for chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Compost contains valuable nutrients that feed your plants. It also helps suppresses plant diseases and pests, a win-win scenario for everyone!
  • Save Money: By making your own valuable compost at home, you can reduce your need to water and buy products such as chemical fertilizers, pesticides and bags for leaves and yard waste

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