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
Learn about "Troubleshooting & Advanced Techniques" in this composting class on Thursday, 9/27 at 6pm. $5/person, register online!
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.
Learn how worms can dispose of food scraps while making rich garden compost, at this workshop on Saturday Oct. 20. $10/household includes worms & bin.
The Japanese 'bokashi' composting method introduces beneficial microbes to stimulate natural fermentation. Learn more at this workshop on Saturday, Nov. 17th. $10/household includes starter kit.
Last updated September 11, 2018