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All About Compost

Learn how to make compost

Turn your food scraps and yard trimmings into a valuable soil amendment. 

Green bin

Every city in Alameda County offers curbside pickup of food scraps and yard trimmings.

Using compost in the garden

Whether you make your own compost or buy it at the store, adding compost is a great way to create healthy soil.

Gardening from the Ground Up: Building Healthy Soil