Virtual Learning Opportunities
We will not be hosting How To Backyard Compost workshops this year but several of our neighbors and colleagues have gone virtual with their workshops. Review one of the resources below to increase your composting confidence.
Visit the LRSWMD Act 148 Resource Library to find helpful documents about the law for residents, landlords, a list of local food scrap haulers, webinars on how to compost, and much more.
Master Composter Course topics include: Soil and Decomposition Ecology, Biology of Composting, Recipe Design, Disease Control, Site, and Container Selection, VT Act 148, Managing the Compost Process, Troubleshooting, Educational Outreach, Worm Composting
This course is offered online with a flexible schedule option and three tracks!
Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District
Compost Basics: a Free CVSWMD Webinar: Love Food, Hate Waste? This workshop will show you some easy ways to get started composting and do it successfully, and we’ll review other ways to keep your foodscraps out of the trash. You’ll learn strategies for jump-starting an old pile, and how to keep smells down, and animals out.
Addison County Solid Waste Management District
Recorded workshop: https://bit.ly/2WV2uTQ
Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District
Recorded workshop and other information: http://nekwmd.org/backyard.html
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Great resources and a recorded webinar here!: https://ilsr.org/home-composting/
Quick video on basics for how to start a backyard pile: https://youtu.be/po0a_VS7F0whttps://youtu.be/po0a_VS7F0w
Information Updated: FALL 2020