Backyard Composting training courses to begin in Cranford

CRANFORD — My Green Cranford in conjunction with the Cranford Recycling Department has been awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey Grant. The grant allocations will be used to start a Backyard Composting Program.

The new program will be called My Green Gardens, and slotted to begin in spring 2013. Training courses will be offered to Cranford residents at the Community Center free of charge Saturday May 18 and June 15.  Residents may also purchase a Garden Gourmet Compost Bin at a discounted rate including free shipping.

Visit the Cranford Newsletter, My Green Cranford, and Recycling Department webpages for updates. For additional  questions about the program, call the recycling coordinator at 908-709-7299. For more information on purchasing backyard composting bins visit