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Composting Information


Composting is nature's process of recycling decomposed organic materials into a rich soil known as compost. Backyard composting is an acceleration of the same process nature uses. By composting your organic waste you are returning nutrients back into the soil in order for the cycle of life to continue.

Check the Santa Clara County website for more information at:
http://www.reducewaste.org/.

Santa Clara County Master Composters are available to give free composting workshops for schools and private or community groups in the day or evening. For more information, or to register for a class, call the ROTLINE at 408-918-4640, fax 408-298-0876, or email: compost@pln.co.scl.ca.us