If you choose to maintain a lawn, you can either collect your grass clippings and put them in your compost/green cart, or you can simply leave your clippings on the lawn, known as grasscycling. The small grass blades quickly and naturally break down, and serve as a natural fertilizer. It’s free, it’s easy, and produces no waste at all.
You will be grasscycling like a pro in no time with these key pointers:
Howcast provides a great, quick video tutorial about grasscycling in How to Grasscycle.
A solid case is made for grasscycling in Just Mow and Go! Tips for Grasscycling, a video produced by Montgomery County, Maryland’s Division of Solid Waste Services.