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Bucket, Compost

Composting converts waste organic material into a rich soil builder (compost) that can contribute humus (well-decomposed organic material) to support a healthy soil microbial community which, in turn, nourishes plants growing in the soil. Composting is easy, can be done a several different ways and reduces the quantity of methane (a strong greenhouse gas) releases into the atmosphere from municipal landfills.

To learn more about how you can get started with a home composting operation, please check out these resources:

NM Environment Department Backyard Composting Made Easy

NM Environment Department compost facility list

Johnson-Su Bioreactor

May contain: animal and bird