Find Home Compost Supplies and Landscape Materials at MRWMD
Home Compost Supplies
MRWMD carries the items for home composting at the Last Chance Mercantile, including back yard bins, worm bins, kitchen food scrap collection containers, thermometers and how-to books.
- The “Soil Saver” a commercially-produced backyard compost bin. Price $69*
- The “Wriggly Wranch” a comercially-produced vermicomposting bin. Price $69*
- Compost Thermometers
- Kitchen Scrap Collection Containers
- Currently carried compost books: “Worms Eat My Garbage”
* Discounts may be provided to those who complete a MRWMD Compost Workshop and live within the MRWMD Service Area.
Residents may also check with their Franchise Waste Hauler to see if they may offer discounted compost bins.
MRWMD Also Offers Greener Gardening Products: Compost, Soil and Wood Chips
If you need more compost then you can produce you can purchase finished compost and other landscape products, such as wood chips by the “bag” at the Last Chance Mercantile or in large quantities through the MRWMD scales.
The benefits of using compost and wood chips in your garden:
- Returns nutrients to the soil
- Improves soil structure & water retention
- Healthier plants
- Reduces unnecessary use of fertilizers and toxic pesticides,
- Saves you money
Haulers for information on green waste collection, commercial food scrap collection and residential compost bin availability:
Waste Management Inc. – www.wm.com/ / 831-384-5000
Monterey City Disposal – www.montereydisposal.com / (831) 372-7977
Republic Services Salinas – www.republicservicessalinas.com / (831) 775-3840