For some reason, the blog has been getting quite a few complaints from residents about their neighbor's composting piles attracting everything from roaches to buzzards. Also getting inquiries about the village regulations.
Your editor advises:
--That you contact village staff and ask directly or check the village code https://www.crotononhudson-ny.gov/
--Here's an article on the subject about ways to avoid the problem https://gardenerspath.com/how-to/disease-and-pests/rid-garden-cockroaches/
--An article about the failed NYC program: COMPOST, FOOD WASTE & ROACHES, BY SPECIAL REQUEST: 'Ick': rats, roaches and rank smells dampen New York's compost program--It was meant to be an ambitious environmental program, but efforts at composting in New York are breaking down amid rats, roaches and rank smells...MORE HERE.