May 2021
International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. It is celebrated nationwide and in other countries each year during the first full week of May.

To learn more about how you can get involved with ICAW or plan an event in your community, click here to read the attachment Celebrate ICAW Manual. You can also look on the event page for more event ideas which is updated with plans across the country as we get closer to ICAW.
Bring your tires to any of our three locations for free until May 31, 2021.

Car & small truck tires are accepted (rims okay)
Limit 9 tires per trip.
Residents Only, No Businesses.

Compost Q&A and Beautification Event at Natividad Creek Park
Saturday, May 8  
9 am – 1 pm

Get your Compost Questions Answered and Help Beautify the Natividad Park!

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
Wally answers one readers question about how to restore the earth right from home. Check out this installment of Dear Wally to find out more. Please email us at with your questions.
"As sustainability becomes a global focus, the nuance of mottainai offers an alternative frame for our link to the world and the items we bring into it. While many sustainable efforts focus on the future of the planet as a motivator, mottainai looks closely at the items themselves, believing that if you value an item in the first place, there is no cause for waste at all."
"In Kenya, the Mottainai campaign was initiated by Professor Maathai to eliminate waste plastic from littering the natural environment. GBM’s campaign has successfully influenced government policy changes against the production and use of very thin plastic materials that are un-recyclable."
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