Composting Workshops

Free Compost Workshops

Compostables make up 34% of the materials that go into landfills. Composting is natures way to recycle.  Learn the how, what, and whys of home composting, Attend a free composting workshop.  Divert kitchen scraps and yard waste while producing a nutrient rich soil amendment. Composting is the  solution for yard waste and kitchen scraps. Start composting today.

2018 Compost Workshop Schedule

  • Thursday, September 13, 5:30pm-6:30pm at the City’s Compost Demonstration Site, 1600 Capen Park Drive.
  • Saturday, October 13, 11:00am12:00pm at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway. This workshop is in conjunction with the Sustainable Living Fair.

To register for a free Compost Workshop, please follow this link
For more information contact Jody Cook at or 573-874-6271

Volunteer Opportunity: Teach Composting!

Volunteers make it happen!  City of Columbia volunteers teach the basics of composting at the workshops.

It’s easy to become a compost trainer! Composting experience is helpful, but not necessary.  Training is provided. Y

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