Family Student Housing Composting
Dept. of Public Worms manages the hot compost stalls at both West Campus and Stroke Family Student Housing! We collect the residents food scraps from the designating green bins with lids and turn them into the appropriate hot compost stalls. All finished compost will be placed in a pile outside of the stalls with a “Finished Compost” sign for FSH residents to use on their gardens! Please follow the guidelines below to make sure you’re helping us make the best soil amendment we can!
Earth Machines on the east side of the garden area.
- Fruit and Vegetable Scraps
- Coffee Grounds and Filter
- Black and Green Tea (bags okay as long as they don’t have metal or plastic)
- Egg Shells
- Grass Clippings
- Legumes, such as beans and tofu
DO NOT Compost:
- Meat, fish, bones, etc.
- Dairy, such as milk, cheese, yogurt, sauces
- Eggs of any kind (except shells)
- Cooked foods
- Grains, such as breads, rice, pasta, cereal, etc.
- Compostable Bags
- Pet Waste
In order to reduce pests, protect our workers, and produce the best compost possible, we can only accept certain foods. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!
We also greatly appreciate that all trash, recyclables, and yard waste goes into the appropriate brown, blue, and green bins.
Compost Receptacles are located on each end of the garden area on the south end of the residential complex by the playground and wetland areas. The Finished Compost is located on the South East End of the gardens near the bike path. Please do not take compost unless it is clearly marked as finished!
Compost Receptacles are located on each end of the garden area on the south end of the residential complex. The Finished Compost is located on the South, Central End of the gardens near the avocado tree and manure pile close to Slough Road. Please do not take compost unless it is clearly marked as finished!