Bring Your Food Scraps! The Coppell Farmers Market Is Now a Compost Collection Site

Coppell Farmers Market recently announced that it's now a compost collection site. This means biodegradable home waste normally destined for the trash - and a landfill - can be recycled into garden-enriching nutrients.Non-profit Compost Haste accepts kitchen scraps, yard trimmings and more, either in your own or a supplied container at its Coppell market booth, the group's first public drop-off site. Finished compost is sold back to clients or donated to school gardens.What qualifies for the compost bucket? Food scraps (fruits, vegetables, egg shells), bread, cereal, rice, potatoes, meat (including bones and fat), processed foods and leftovers, coffee grounds, filters, tea bags, milk substitutes, bagged leaves and grass clippings, newspaper, shredded paper, cardboard, paper towel and toilet-paper rolls, paper napkins and small-animal manure (think chickens) and bedding.  Continue reading...

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