Compost Your Jack-o’-lanterns and Gourds!

Compost Your Jack-o’-lanterns and Gourds!

When the fun of the fall holidays is over, just place your pumpkin and gourds (carved or not carved) on top of your compost bucket on your pickup day.  Small gourds and unwanted candy without its wrapper can also go in the bucket! Squirrel Issues Squirrels, Squirrels, everywhere! It’s that time of year, when the squirrels are doing their best to store up food for the winter and what better than a stash of food […]

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Odors and Maggots and Flies, Oh My!

Odors and Maggots and Flies, Oh My!

Welcome to summer in Chicagoland! Here are some tips and tricks for reducing odor and pests during the warm weather months. We really do wash our buckets every time. In warmer weather, the clean buckets we deliver may not smell all that fresh. If you find the smell offensive, try tossing something fragrant, like flowers, citrus peels, herbs or coffee grounds into your empty bucket when it arrives. One of our biweekly customers uses this […]

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