more information on composting
Read an article on the basics of composting, thanks to Bedford2020.
Take a composting at home mini-course online via Fruition Seeds.
Learn about Fairfield County’s Curbside Compost. Weekly pickups of your compostables, and completed compost returned to you for your plants or garden.
CT DEEP has a great webpage all about different types of composting for homes, schools, and businesses.
Learn about PW Composting in the New Haven area, picking up compostables and keeping them out of CT’s incinerators.
Study to be a Master Composter at UConn.
more actions you can take
- Try these tips from Wilton Go Green.
- Take a pledge to divert 100% of all your organics from the landfill.
- Learn how to fully utilize all the food you purchase. Stilltasty.com has good information about how long to keep perishables.
- Start reusing, up-cycling, and recycling whenever possible.
- Eliminate single use plastics completely.
- Start composting in your home or apartment complex.
- Ask your municipality to provide a voluntary drop off Food Scrap Recycling Center.
- Volunteer to clean waste from parks in your community on a monthly basis.
- Get involved in the environmental initiatives in your community and build alliances. Here are some of ours:
- Skip the Straw
- Greenwich Conservation Advocates
- Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board (GRAB)
- Pollinator Pathways
- Save the Sound
- Greenwich Tree Conservancy
- Greenwich Audubon
- Friends of Greenwich Point
- Greenwich Green & Clean
- Greenwich Preservation Trust
- Greenwich Land Trust
- Greenwich Botanical Center
- Greenwich Shellfish Commission
- Act swiftly. We need you!