Tips for a Mindful Fall Cleanup

By Vasantha

October 29, 2022

A staggering 32 million tonnes of landscape debris are produced annually in the United States.

Waste Occupies Landfill Space

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It is well recognised that the majority of landfills continue to release harmful chemicals into aquifers and rivers.

Disposal uses energy and releases pollutants.

Compiling all of these leaves and trimmings uses a lot of energy and produces carbon dioxide (CO2).

Methane Levels Rise as Organic Matter Decay

In many parts of the country, raking leaves is the gardening activity most associated with autumn.

As the Leaves Fall

winterize your plants by covering them with a blanket; As the plant matter decays, your soil will be improved.

Making a few brush heaps is another technique to improve habitat in the fall. For lizards, frogs, toads, small animals like chipmunks and rabbits, 

Make piles of brushes

There is a good mixture of leaves, some dead plants, and grass clippings, fall is a fantastic time to prepare compost.

Recycling Yard Waste

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