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Upcoming Workshops

Posted Monday, September 11, 2023
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Come and join a FREE workshop hosted by the Addison County Solid Waste Management District this Fall! Upcoming topics include Backyard Composting, Vermicomposting, and Plastic Recycling. To attend, please fill out the sign-up form or call the District Transfer Station in Middlebury at 802-388-2333. Registering allows us to bring enough supplies and alert attendees of any scheduling changes. 

Click here to sign up for upcoming workshops!

Backyard Composting - Learn what makes a compost pile successful, the different types of compost, how to build a pile, and ways to troubleshoot common compost problems.

  • Oct. 11th, 12:00 PM  - Location: Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753

Vermicomposting: Worms Ate My Food Scraps - Worms crawl through layers of bedding and food scraps, eating as they move, digesting the food waste into nutrient-rich castings. Come learn about vermicomposting systems.

  • Oct. 23rd, 5:00 PM - Location: Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753 
  • Oct. 24th, 5:30 PM -  Location: Bixby Memorial Free Library, 258 Main St, Vergennes, VT 05491

Plastic Recycling: Demystified -  Filmy, hard, stretchy, made to last, and made to break apart; plastic is versatile and tricky to recycle. Attend to learn the dos and don'ts of plastic recycling.

  • Nov. 14th, 5:30 PM -  Location: Middlebury Regional EMS (Training Room), 55 Collins Drive, Middlebury, VT 05753*

*Parking: Training/Meeting room parking can be found in the North parking lot of Porter Hospital near the memorial apple orchard. No parking is allowed across Collins Drive at Rainbow Pediatrics and Middlebury Family Health. No parking is allowed on the east side of the MREMS station, because this area is reserved for MREMS staff only.