FREE Composting Class
Composting is an easy, all-natural method of turning much of your yard and kitchen waste into a valuable landscape amendment. It's the original form of recycling! Composting conserves resources, creates less waste, and contributes to a beautiful, healthy green garden.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Composting But Didn't Know Who to Ask...
Composting is a natural, simple way to create less waste and, as a bonus, improves the quality of your garden. But many folks are worried that it's too complicated or will cause a nuisance, and others may have not had much success with past attempts because they didn't know the basic rules for successful composting. SISW is here to help!
Our free composting class discusses the art and science of composting and then boil it all down to what you need to know to create a simple system that works for your household, budget and schedule.
Southern Idaho Solid Waste offers a free composting class at Milner Butte Landfill located at 1050 West 400 South, Burley. Any group of at least 8 individuals can request a private composting program, at your site or ours, any time of the year.
Call 208-432-9082 to request more info, or send an email to:
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Compost Bins for Sale! Southern Idaho Solid Waste sells the Presto Compost Bins, available at wholesale pricing, year round.
Bins may be purchased at the landfill administrative office (1050 West 400 South, Burley, Idaho), Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm or call in your order and we will deliver it to your local transfer station for you to pick up. Each bin costs $15 (payable by check or cash only) and comes with an informative handout on composting methods, tips and facts.
This model of compost bin is quick and easy to set up, but will require stakes (not included) for support and anchoring the unit in place. The Presto Bin is ideal for yard waste composting, but may also be used for food waste composting. It is also an ideal "holding bin" for gathering materials to be composted later (such as fallen leaves or yard debris). This adjustable bin will hold over 14 bushels of compostable ingredients and its well-ventilated design encourages faster composting.