Help yourself, help your wallet and help your earth at the same time. Purchase a compost bin and/or rain barrel at the Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) sale. Compost bins are $55 and rain barrels $69.
Home composting is a way to trim your trash and get free garden mulch or soil supplement at the same time. Use your bin to compost food scraps such as fruit and vegetable peels, stale breads, pastas, grains, coffee grounds and filters, egg shells, and tea bags. Yard wastes such as leaves, grass, and garden wastes can also be composted.
Naturally occurring microbes convert the material to a useful organic soil amendment or mulch. Gardeners can use the compost to improve the soil and to add nutrients needed for plant growth. Adding compost into light, sandy soil helps it hold both moisture and nutrients, while adding it to heavy soil improves drainage.
Pre-order Sales OnlyPre-order at recycleminnesota.org/work/compost-bins-rain-barrels/ or call Recycling Association of Minnesota at 651-641-4589.
Pick Up OnlyFriday, April 179:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.North parking lot of the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Dr.Please use the Civic Center Dr. entrance