Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2017!
Image by Sandy Repp

Master Composter training offered Feb - May, 2017!

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 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

Steaming compost pile

Advanced Composting!

Go beyond the basics and learn advanced composting techniques in this 3 class series on 9/14, 9/21 & 10/5. $5/person per class or $10 for the 3-class series

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Compost demo site

Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm one Saturday per month from June-Oct for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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Adam  randy   first bin in place

Learning Collaborative

The Program Manager and MC Randy Ruth stand next to the newly build compost bin for the Compost Learning Collaborative site at the Ithaca Community Gardens.

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Leaves (color) all together   cropped

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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Last updated September 15, 2017