Determining Your Compost Pad Size

This worksheet will help you work through the necessary calculations for determining the size of your composting site. In each step a description of the step is provided, along with an example. Cumulatively, these steps will help you determine the area required for your composting activities. In addition, you may find it helpful to develop a diagram as you go along in order to help you think through some of your space needs and how they might fit into a potential site.