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Turning Schedule369 viewsThe material is turned on a regular basis. Careful notes are kept about when the material is flipped from one bay to another.
Tuesday Breaktime366 viewsThe Gourmet Composting and Shredding crews enjoy coffee and snacks when they are finished. It is a great time to socialize with fellow garden members.
Farmer's Market Green Waste365 viewsGreen waste from local farmer's markets is also composted.
Fralo Water Tank365 viewsFrom the Little League shed the runoff water is filtered into the tank. An underground water pipe runs from the tank to the lower composting area.
Turning the Material365 viewsIt takes three turns over several months before the material is finally ready. Hard work but very satisfying when finished.
MacKissic Shredder362 viewsThe MacKissic Shredder is kept in the shredder shed with other composting tools.
Sifting and Sorting the Green Waste362 viewsTrash and foreign objects (plastic, metal, glass, etc.) are sorted out of the green waste material. Dirt clods are broken up and dropped below the sifting screen as dirt will jam the shredder.
Compost "Not Ready" Sign362 viewsThis sign means none of the Ready compost bays is open.
Spigot - City Water361 viewsCity water is used if water from the Fralo tank is unavailable.
Fralo Water Tank360 viewsWater runoff is collected from the roof of the nearby Little League equipment shed.
Covering the Shredded Pile359 viewsThe pile is completely covered to keep the moisture in until the Composting Crew builds it into the compost bays on Saturday morning. Until then the material will heat up and begin to decompose.
Shredding the Material357 viewsAnother view of the green waste being fed into the shredder. The shredded material is blown out below onto a concrete pad where it is formed into a pile.
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