As the fire season is already upon us, West Marin Compost and Marin County Fire will be hosting two days where West Marin residents can drop off yard debris to facilitate a fire safe environment around their homes. The Marin County Fire department will be on site to facilitate the drop-off and may be available to answer questions, depending on time availability. Please use this event as an opportunity to walk around your home to assure you have created a Defensible Space. For more information on Defensible Space see this brochure.
Marin residents can drop off yard debris at West Marin Compost to avoid landfilling. Organic matter in landfills creates methane, a potent greenhouse gas. As compost or mulch it is a valuable, much needed soil amendment that creates healthy soils:
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Examine your home and garden for fire safety. Yard debris for clearing to meet defensible space requirements can be dropped off at West Marin Compost on July 10th and August 14th.
Learn about fire safe uses of mulches while improving fire safety around the home.
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