Northwest NEWS

April 29, 2002

Events

Backyard Compost Bin Sale

Hundreds will line up to purchase compost bins at 60 percent savings during the "Great Backyard Compost Bin Sale" events.
   The compost bin sale is sponsored by King County, Seattle Public Utilities and suburban cities as part of a regional effort to protect natural resources, reduce curbside yard waste and improve soil health.
   The events will feature information about how to make and use compost and the opportunity to purchase 12 and 21-cubic-foot capacity compost bins manufactured locally using 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic.
   "Great Backyard Compost Bin Sale" events will take place on May 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lake Washington Technical College, 11605 - 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA.
   For more information on compost bins, contact the Natural Lawn and Garden Hotline at (206) 633-0224 or visit www.metrokc.gov/soils.