To celebrate the holiday, the City of Bozeman is once again selling compost bins this Saturday, June 2nd. Details here, along with 3 random facts about about composting:

The Home Compost Bin Cash & Carry Sale will conclude this Saturday at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. Pick up your very own Home Composter, which will be on sale from 1-5 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. Bins will be sold for $65 on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.

Happy National Learn About Composting Day, here's a quick list of 3 random facts about composting:

  • Experts suggest making your pile no smaller than 3' x 3' x 3'
  • The more green material in your pile, the less water you'll need
  • A compost pile will usually produce temperatures of 140 - 160 degrees Fahrenheit