An inevitable autumn chore is to rake leaves into piles. Putting the piles of leaves into bags is easier said than done. Plastic bags are not made for natural breakdown. This process can contribute to organic landfill waste or worse. If left at curbside they are ugly and can cause storm drain clogging which may lead to flooding. Jute, a biodegradable and recyclable material is user and environmentally friendly, and fertilizes the yard. A product for collection and composting of leaves called garden composting leaf sacks. We can use the option of biodegradable leaf collection sacks for a win-win situation. The environment wins in two ways. First composting the leaves means no added organic waste in the landfill and second the decomposing leaves add all those rich natural nutrients right back into the soil by composting.