Join a Virtual Workshop This Summer

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. You can also join a LRSWMD Waste Wise Wednesday Chat to have your questions answered live.

Join the LRSWMD for Waste Wise Wednesdays: 

Wednesday, July 15, 5:30pm

Wednesday, July 22, 3:30pm

We will host these discussions via Zoom.  Register by clicking on the date above.

You can also 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.

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.

Thursday, July 30th, 1:00PM 


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/


Stop Waste

Quick video on basics for how to start a backyard pile: https://youtu.be/po0a_VS7F0whttps://youtu.be/po0a_VS7F0w



Information Updated: July 14, 2020