Yard trimmings and food residuals together constitute 26 percent of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream. All of that waste can be used as compost for your yard/garden or community spaces like parks in Indianapolis. The City participates in composting organic waste in the following ways:
Making your own home compost can be an economical and environmentally prudent way to deal with yard waste. The process produces material you can apply to enrich your soil and promote growth of plants and flowers. Here's how to set up home composting:
The EPA website is a good resource for additional information on home composting.