Dive into composting at home! How would you like to improve your soil while getting rid of nearly half of your household garbage at the same time? Composting is the answer. Learn how to turn coffee grounds, tea bags, fruit and vegetable scraps, eggshells, and yard waste into black gold that will transform your soil into rich, fertile earth. Learn how the composting process works and how to best adapt it for your lifestyle. Composting can be done outdoors in a bin or pile, or even indoors in a worm bin. In the end, you will be able to improve the soil in your houseplants, garden or landscape using compost you make from organic waste!
Turn Garbage into Gold
Compost bins are available at the DPW at 350 Meetinghouse Road for purchase (reduced rate for Mashpee residents/property owners).
*Mashpee residents are also able to compost yard waste and food waste at the Transfer Station with a trash or recycling sticker. Leaves and grass clippings should be placed in the designated yard waste area. Food waste should be placed in the designated barrels in the recycling area. please, no bags in either location.