The Compost Demonstration Committee
The compost bin project is a collaborative effort of the University of Illinois Extension Sangamon and Menard counties Master Gardeners; City of Springfield Waste and Recycling Division; Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO); and Illinois Stewardship Alliance. Each of the agency’s has contributed funding to the project. This committee formed in 2007.
This committee meets several times of year.
Committee members are responsible for:
§ participate in meetings
§ plan, build and maintain the bins
§ educate fellow Master Gardeners about how to properly put plant waste in the bins and how to care for the bins
§ provide educational programs for the public
§ create and maintain a composting brochure