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Composting 101 Virtual Event Online

Backyard Composting 101 Virtual Workshop Offered by  Russell Library


Learn about backyard composting on Wednesday, October 18 at 6:00-7:30 pm. at a virtual presentation with Uconn Master Composters, Allie McConnell and Baker Salsbury, and the City Recycling Coordinator, Kim O’Rourke.


Food and yard wastes can easily be turned into a nourishing and free soil amendment. Discover the drivers of the decomposition process, find out how to troubleshoot and avoid problems and become aware of the many benefits of compost. Experts will review the important elements of composting and discuss the pros and cons of different types of compost bins. Get all your composting questions answered!

The City of Middletown, in partnership with the Lower CT River Council of Governments, is holding a community sale of compost bins, rain barrels and other supplies and these can be found at https://connecticut.compostersale.com/.  Come to this virtual workshop to learn about the bins and which one will work best for you!

Composting 101 is presented by Kim O’Rourke, Middletown Recycling Coordinator. For more information, contact the Middletown Recycling Coordinator at 860-638-4855 or kim.orourke@middletownct.gov.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Ages 19+  
Registration has closed.

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