Decomposition of organic material is a natural process that has been going on since the beginning of time. Composting is the management, by man, of that process. Through controlled means, the natural process can be accelerated to produce an economical sweet-smelling soil amendment for your garden in a very short time. For information about composting contact:
Home Composting Education Program for Santa Clara County 
1553 Berger Drive Building 1
San Jose CA 95112
Ph: 408-918-4640