University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Composting Information

 

Publications/Fact Sheets

Links

Agent and Educator Resources

Short Media Articles/Radio Scripts

Activities

Instructional Videos and Displays

 

Publications

Home Composting: A Guide to Managing Yard Waste HO-75

Constructing a Wire-Mesh Compost Bin

Constructing a Wooden-Pallet Compost Bin

Constructing a Snow-Fence Compost Bin

Constructing a Wood-and-Wire Compost Bin

Constructing a Garbage Can Compost Bin

Constructing a Wooden Worm Compost Bin

Vermicomposting - Building a Worm Bin Fact Sheet

 

Links

Cornell University: Composting in the Classroom downloadable book

Keep America Beautiful Compost Information and Game

US Environmental Protection Agency: Basic Composting Information

 

Agent and Educator Resources

Short Media Articles/Radio Scripts

Home Composting 1

Home Composting 2

Worm Composting 1

Worm Composting 2

Drop-In Ad for Worm Composting

 

Activities

Edible Compost Activity

 

Instructional Videos and Displays

It's Gotten Rotten : 20 minute video developed by Cornell University that discusses the composting process and the applications of composting in a classroom setting. Video and Teacher's Guide available for download.

Home Composting - Turning Your Spoils to Soil : 17 minute how-to type video developed by the State of Connecticut Department for Environmental Protection. Video is available for download.

Don't Trash Grass : 12 minute video developed by the State of Connecticut Department for Environmental Protection that discusses the benefits of leaving grass clippings on the lawn (i.e., grasscycling). Video is available for download.

Leaf Composting - Windrows of Opportunity : 15 minute video developed by the State of Connecticut Department for Environmental Protection that discusses large-scale windrow leaf composting. Video is available for download.

Build a Vermicompost Bin Video Clip

Worm Composting Downloadable Display

 


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