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Central Park Earth Day Compost Bin Sale!

posted on 3/14/24

Make backyard composting a cinch!  Here's your chance to purchase a high quality home compost bin at a great price! Sponsored by the Friends of Jones County Conservation and Nature Center.  Made from 100% recycled plastic, this Home Composter is Recycling Connections employees' top pick of backyard composters.

Why Compost?  Composting helps you to feed your garden, lawn, trees, shrubs, and landscape plants with natural, healthy, nutrient  rich soil amendment.  It saves you money while helping the environment by reducing the need for excessive fertilizers.  By composting your organic food scraps, leaves, and grass clippings you are helping to improve soil health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, recycling nutrients, and mitigating impacts of droughts.  Composting makes sense!

Clcik here to register to purchase your own compost bin.  $40 each.  Payable in Cash or Check (Checks made out to Friends of Jones County Conservation and Nature Center)

Only 18 Compost Bins are available - make sure to register online ASAP to secure your bin!  Make sure to specify the number of bins you will be purchasing. Pick up and pay for your bins on Monday, April 22, at the Central Park Nature Center, from Noon-5pm.

Key features: -- It is attractive -- 100% recycled plastic -- Black to absorb heat quickly -- 128 gallon capacity (can hold six to eight 30-gallon bags of yard material) -- Easy to use, simple to assemble and move if you need -- Long-lasting --A door that slides open at the bottom giving you easy access to finished compost without emptying entire bin --A tight lid keeping pests out; yet is well vented to decompose organic material well -- 30" Height x 35" Diameter. Includes a door to access and a tight lid that is well ventilated.  They are collapsible for easy transportation.

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