Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2016!
Image by Sandy Repp

Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2016!

Vermicomposting display at Farm City Day.
Image by Sandy Repp

Vermicomposting display at Farm City Day.

Sign from the old Compost Demo Site at Ithaca Community Gardens

Sign from the old Compost Demo Site at Ithaca Community Gardens

Learning about "Lasagna Layering"

Learning about "Lasagna Layering"

Composting


The Compost Education Program supports the goals of the Solid Waste Management Division to divert compostable materials from the waste stream and thereby maximize waste reduction in Tompkins County. This mission is achieved by training and supporting community volunteers to educate and enthuse the public about the benefits and methods of composting.

Program funded by the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division

Two bin unit

Master Composters

These trained volunteers educate the public about the joys of home composting! Training is held each winter, call today to find out how you can join!

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Winter insulating

Compost over the winter

Add extra leaves to your compost, and create a windbreak to maximize heat retention during the winter.

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Leaf Composting

Leaves are an excellent resource that an be used as compost. Learn how to properly apply leaves to your lawn or garden beds.

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Worm bin

Indoor Composting

Short on yard space or tired of trekking through the snow to a compost bin? This resource provides information on designing an indoor compost system.

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Last updated December 12, 2016