Compost at Montclair Community Farms!

Calling all apartment-and-condo-dwellers! Did you know that you can bring your compostables to Montclair Community Farms? Drop-offs are behind the Crane House at 108 Orange Road. For more information, please contact


First time compost contributors please come by on a Friday between 10 am and 12 pm and ask for one of our farm staff! If you have composted with us before feel free to drop off during daylight hours. Use the first compost bin on the left, nearest to the chicken coop.

YES: Fruit, fruit rinds, fruit pits, vegetables, leaves of any produce, leaves from the yard, coffee grinds and filters, teabags, flowers, sawdust, hair, dirt, newspapers (non glossy), eggshells, tree trimmings, paper bags, freezer burn items, whole spices, dried up herbs, nut shells, stale potato chips, cooked rice, wood chips, shredded paper, household plant trimmings, lint from dryer, pet hair.

NO: Bread, seafood, oil, cheese, meat, bones, weeds, compostable utensils, compostable containers, takeout containers, tissues, napkins, paper towels, leftover food with oil in it, cardboard, cooked waste, moldy food, gravy, butter, frying fat, potato peels, fish, fish bones, animal waste

Agenda for June

Tonight’s meeting of the Montclair Environmental Commission will be held at 7:30 in the Town Council Chambers at Town Hall, 205 Claremont Ave. In the event of a room change, a notice will be posted on the doors. All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Agenda: Link

“If Trees Could Speak” Arbor Day Poster contest for Montclair kids

If Trees Could Speak

Through May 8th, kids in grades K through 5 who are Montclair residents are invited to participate in an exciting poster contest in celebration of Arbor Day and our wonderful shade tree canopy. “If Trees Could Speak” invites children to create a poster and message depicting the benefit that trees provide in our community. This contest is co-sponsored by the Montclair Environmental Commission and Whole Foods Market Montclair, and supported by the Montclair Public Library. The two winning posters will be hung at Whole Foods AND at both Montclair Public Library branches; PLUS each winner gets a Whole Foods gift basket valued at $50.

Submit your poster to the library (3rd floor) or to Whole Foods Montclair (and receive $5 off $25 coupon just for submitting!)?

For details please visit

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