Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2019!
Image by Sandy Repp

Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2019!

Vermicomposting display at Farm City Day.
Image by Sandy Repp

Vermicomposting display at Farm City Day.

Sign from the Compost Demo Site at Ithaca Community Gardens

Sign from the 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 Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management 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 Department of Recycling and Materials Management

Compost greens browns grassroots

Master Composters

Apply by January 28 to join the 2019 Master Composter Training, on 10 evenings, Feb.-May with dates off for holidays & breaks. Apply online or print an application!

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Worms from coffee compost pile

Worm Composting

Learn about "Vermicomposting," an indoor composting system that uses red worms. Every household leaves with a starter bin and worms! $10/household, space is limited!

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2014 compost fair

Compost Fair

Don't miss our annual Compost Fair, held at CCE-Tompkins on 4/28/18 in conjunction with the 4H Duck Race; fun & educational for all ages!

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Adam  randy   first bin in place

Learning Collaborative

Join the Compost Learning Collaborative to use our sites to compost your food scraps. Help manage the compost, and go home with finished compost. All free!

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Last updated January 4, 2019