Learn how you can make a difference for your community, planet and improve your garden by Composting at Home.
Its Easy and Fun!
Start your composting journey now!
Take the Compost Challenge to Earn a Free* Home Compost Bin
* Free Compost Bins are available while supplies last to residents of Salinas Valley Recycles Service Area. Limited to 1 per household.
Limited time Challenge
April 22 – May 7
Or until Supplies Last
Available to new challenge participants only
One per household
Getting Started is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Watch Both Composting Videos: Backyard & Vermicomposting
Take the Quiz and Sign the Compost Pledge
Pick up your New Compost Bin at Salinas Valley Recycles
1) Watch Both Videos
Watch and learn how to easily compost yard clippings and kitchen scraps!
Vermicomposting - Worm Composting
Learn the basics of vermicomposting and how easy it is for worms to eat your food scraps!
2) Take the Quiz and Pledge To Compost at Home
Make sure you enter your contact info correctly so we can contact you.
3) Pick up your new Home Compost Bin!
Your quiz results will be sent to us and you have been added to the distribution calendar.
Please ensure you pick up your bin at the date/time you selected. If you can not make your selected pick up time please contact us at 831 775-3000 to make other arrangements.
May 8th will be the last day to pick up your bin for this challenge.
Join us for the Compost Q&A and Beautification event at Natividad Creek Park
Get your Compost Questions Answered and Help Beautify the Natividad Park!
- Saturday, May 8 9 am – 1 pm
- 1395 Nogal Dr, Salinas at the Natividad Creek Park Garden
All tools/ materials will be provided on site. COVID-19 protocol for participants: Must wear a mask & stay 6 feet apart