100 Ideas for New Paltz

4. expand municipal compost

Posted in agriculture, environment, public health by Jason West on June 12, 2009

Add curbside compost collection to the leaf litter bags at the community gardens.

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  1. John House said, on April 20, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    Also… before we move leaves anywhere we must discourage people from bagging them and shipping them off. There are very few reasons (aesthetically or ecologically) to remove all leaf mulch from a property. We could save gas, money and time, while building soil if fewer people removed their leaves in the fall. Alas public education can be a tricky prospect.


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