As easy as making a sandwich, composting is a great way to create fertile soil for your garden or yard, as well as reduce the waste you send to the landfill. Backyard and vermi-composting (worms) are two simple options. Here are a few resources:
There is no need to bag clippings; grass and leaf clippings can be recycled by simply leaving them on your lawn. The clippings contain beneficial nutrients and help retain moisture. For finely ground clippings, use a mulching lawnmower.