Composting Central



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Composting Central offers resources for the composting of livestock manure, food scraps, and yard waste.

  • Composting for the Homeowner: This site gives an excellent indepth discussion of the science of composting, why it is important to compost, how to build a compost pile, and materials needed for composting.
  • Composting in the Home Garden: Another resource to help you compost. The compost trouble shooting section can assist with common problems.
  • Chicago Home Composting: More basic composting information with a special section on worm composting and how to build your own bin.
  • Composting Manure: Need the specifics on how to compost livestock manure? This is a resource to help and includes information about composting rules and environmental regulations.