Please visit The Zone for further information on composting at school.
Garden waste can be composted at home. For a step-by-step guide visit Recycle Devon. To buy a bin, visit Get Composting to discover a range of good quality compost bins, water butts, wormeries and accessories at amazing prices.
Open windrow composting is used for processing garden waste in an open air environment where the material can break down in the presence of oxygen. Open windrow composting produces a soil conditioner (compost) which is spread onto local farmland.
The separately collected garden waste is sent for open windrow composting, the process involves: garden waste is delivered to the composting facility a high speed shredder is used to break down the waste material the material is then fed into … Continue reading
Check with your local district or borough council’s website in order to find out what day your garden waste is collected.
Compostable packaging should not be placed into your garden waste container as it is not suitable for the open windrow composting process. Many forms of compostable packaging take longer than garden waste to break down. We would advise checking with … Continue reading
Yes please: grass cuttings shrubs leaves weeds (not noxious) flowers and plants hedge clippings prunings small branches (check with your local district or borough councils for the maximum accepted thickness diameter) No thanks: plastic/black bags bio-degradable/compostable bags/packaging bio-degradable/compostable cups bio-degradable/compostable … Continue reading