Free Compost Workshops
Composting can significantly reduce a household’s waste production. Learn the why, what and how of home composting. Compostables make up 34% of the materials that go into landfills. Composting is a fun and rewarding step everyone can take towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Attend a free workshop and start diverting kitchen scraps and yard waste while producing a nutrient rich soil amendment.
The 2021 Compost Workshop Schedule- Register here.
|Tuesday, June 15||5:30p.m.- 6:30p.m.||Capen Park Compost Demo Site|
|Saturday, July 24||9:00a.m.-10:00a.m.||Capen Park Compost Demo Site|
|Tuesday, September 14||5:30p.m.- 6:30p.m.||Capen Park Compost Demo Site|
Zoom workshop registrants will receive a Zoom meeting invitation. Having a Zoom account is not required.
For more information contact Jody Cook at jody.cook@CoMo.govcreate new email or 573-874-6271
To schedule a Compost or Waste Reduction/Recycling Workshop specific to a group, please contact Jody Cook via email or call 573-874-6271. A minimum of eight attendees is required.
Home Composting Resources
- Composting 101- City of Columbia Volunteer Programsopens PDF file
- MU Extension- Making and Using Compostopens PDF file
- Vermicompostingopens PDF file
- USCC_COVID_residential_compostopens PDF file
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.
Other City of Columbia compost programs: