WELCOME TO THE KALAMAZOO CONSERVATION DISTRICT
WELCOME TO THE KALAMAZOO CONSERVATION DISTRICT

COMPOSTING

Composting is nature's way of recycling organic materials back into the soil in order for the cycle of life to continue. Here are a few resources for both livestock farms and for backyard composting.

Resources

The EPA has put together a guide to get you started on backyard composting.
EPA compost-guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [603.7 KB]

Michigan State University Extension has some great resources if you are considering composting livestock manure.              Click here to visit the MSUE website.

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Composting Livestock Manure
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A good summary with specifications for a bin.
composting_for_small_livestock[1].pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [112.0 KB]

KCD Hours

Mon-Fri :

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

Because we are a field office, please call BEFORE your visit

Phone: 269.382.5121 EXT. 5

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