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Home Composting Workshops

The Addison County Solid Waste Management District will be hosting FREE backyard composting workshops throughout April, May and June! Join us for an hour long workshop on how to turn your household food waste into compost for your garden. We will have SoilSaver Classic Composting bins for sale at a discounted price of $35 to participants.  

Each workshop will cover the benefits of composting, why food scraps should be diverted from the landfill, how to set up and manage a pile, uses for compost, and troubleshooting tips. We'll share resources and have compost bins and kitchen collectors for sale. The workshop runs for about an hour. Space is limited, so registration is required. To register, email elizabeth@ acswmd.org or call us at (802) 388-2333. 

2019 Workshop Schedule
Date Time Location Town Space Available
Tuesday, 4/23/19 7:00 p.m. Ilsley Library Middlebury FULL
Thursday, 5/4/2019 6:00 p.m. Bixby Library Vergennes FULL
Saturday, 5/11/19 9:30 a.m. Holley Hall Bristol FULL
Saturday, 5/18/19 9:30 a.m. Middlebury Regional EMS Middlebury Yes
Thursday, 5/30/19 6:00 p.m. Lawrence Memorial Library Bristol FULL
Saturday, 6/8/19 9:30 a.m. Middlebury Regional EMS Middlebury Yes
Tuesday, 6/11/19 7:00 p.m. Starksboro Public Library Starksboro Yes
Saturday, 6/15/10 9:30 a.m. Middlebury Regional EMS Middlebury Yes

Become a Compost Ambassador

Already composting and want to share the love? Sign up to be a Compost Ambassador! Through this new program, ACSWMD will equip you with resources and get your ideas about spreading enthusiasm for composting in the community. After an orientation meeting, there’s no time commitment required unless you want to be more involved. Contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@ acswmd.org or (802) 388-2333 to get involved.