Home Composting

International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. The goal of the program is to raise awareness around the benefits of using compost to improve or maintain high quality soil, to grow healthy plants, reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides, improve water quality and protect the environment.

ICAW May 2 - 8, 2021


RecycleSmart Events: 


Saturday, May 1st 

10:00am - 12:00pm 

Virtual Home Composting Workshop

Register for FREE for the virtual home composting workshop.

Your registration enters you into the Soilsaver compost bin raffle (winner selected at the end of the workshop)! 


Saturday, May 8th 

9:00am - 3:00pm 

1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette

Reserve your time now! 

Annual Compost Giveaway

Registration for the Annual Compost Giveaway Required. Visit www.calendly.com/republicservices-recyclesmart/compost to reserve your appointment time! 

ICAW 2021 Poster Winner