02/27/2009: "Free Composting Workshops"
Learn to compost food/yard waste to build healthy, productive soil. Get ideas for managing brush piles as wildlife habitat. Purchase your own composter at reduced cost
Classes on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan
Saturday, March 7th
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the ORCAS ISLAND Senior Center
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the SAN JUAN ISLAND Mullis Senior Center
Sunday, March 8th
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the LOPEZ ISLAND Elementary School
• It is easy and convenient once you learn the science and art of it!
• You can save money on your trash disposal bill
• Turn your yard and kitchen waste into a fertilizer for your plants
• Save landfill space and reduce methane (greenhouse gas)
• Burning yard waste produces air pollution
And also Learn about compostable plastics. Sponsored by San Juan County Solid Waste Division, WSU Extension Master Gardeners, WSU Ag Program and San Juan Islands Conservation District with funding from the WA Department of Ecology