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Date:
November 2, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Adler Pool Parking Lot 1500 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Address:
Libertyville, IL 60048
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Pumpkin Compost Event

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The Libertyville Sustainability Commission, in partnership with SWALCO and Groot will host a one day pumpkin compost event on Saturday, November 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Adler Pool parking lot located at 1500 N. Milwaukee Avenue.

The Libertyville Sustainability Commission, in partnership with SWALCO and Groot will host a one day pumpkin compost event on Saturday, November 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Adler Pool parking lot located at 1500 N. Milwaukee Avenue. Drop off your pumpkins, squashes, or gourds in a dumpster provided by Groot, located in the Adler Pool parking lot.All candles, yarn, plastic or other decorations/non-organic material must be removed. Why compost pumpkins? According to scarce.org, Composting is nature’s way of recycling organic materials. It is a process that allows organic matter to decompose and form compost—a nutrient-rich soil amendment (said more plainly, a fabulous natural fertilizer). Composting organic materials provides many environmental benefits including: 

(1) reduces waste sent to landfills

(2) reduces greenhouse gas emissions

(3) reduces the amount of water in landfills, where it must be monitored to avoid groundwater contamination