If you have questions or need help with programming related to solid waste management (e.g., reduce-reuse-recycle, composting, hazardous waste disposal) contact the ENRI Task Force. Extension publications and additional links are available below.
Composting
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Additional Links

Composting

Publications

Home Composting: A Guide to Managing Yard Waste Publication (HO-75)

Household Composting: Methods and Uses for Compost (Purdue Extension)

Household Composting with Worms (Purdue Extension)

 

Activities

Edible Compost

 

Instructional Videos and Displays

It's Gotten Rotten 20 minute video developed by Cornell University that discusses the composting process and the applications of composting in a classroom setting. Video and Teacher's Guide available for download.

Build a Vermicompost Bin 5 minute video featuring Amanda Gumbert, UK Extension Specialist, building a worm compost bin.

 

Additional Resources and Links for Backyard Composting

Cornell University Composting in the Classroom Downloadable Book

US EPA Composting at Home


Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Resources

Extension Publications

Household Waste Management: Reduce (HENV-101)

Household Waste Management: Reuse (HENV-102)

Household Waste Management: Recycle (HENV-103)

Household Waste Management: Hazardous Waste (HENV-104)

Planning a Zero-waste Event (HENV-105)


Additional Links

Kentucky Division of Waste Management County Solid Waste Coordinators Contact Information

Kentucky Recycling Facilities by County