Free composting, green cleaning classes to promote healthy living

The composting workshops will teach people how to set up successful composting operations at home, highlighting different composting methods

VANCOUVER — Clark County’s Master Composter Recycler program is offering a series of free composting and green cleaning workshops this fall.

The composting workshops will teach people how to set up successful composting operations at home, highlighting different composting methods. The green cleaning workshop will teach participants how to make environmentally friendly alternatives to cleaning solvents that contain hazardous chemicals.

Pre-registration is required for all workshops and space is limited. To register for workshops, visit the Master Composter Recycler webpage. Participants will receive a confirmation email after successful registration.

Here are the upcoming workshops:

  • Backyard Composting: 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 19 at 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th St. Construct a compost pile with experts, and view demonstration compost bins in action.
  • Red Worm Composting: Construct a worm bin and learn how to turn kitchen trimmings into garden gold. Class size limited. Call (564) 397-7333 or email mcr@clark.wa.gov for more information.
  • Lasagna Garden Composting: 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Nov. 16 at CASEE, 11104 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie. Build and plant a raised-bed garden. No tilling or turning required.
  • Green Cleaning: 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., Nov. 20 at 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 NE 78th St. Make three versatile household green cleaners. Kit and ingredients provided.

The Master Composter Recycler program educates the community about easy ways to reduce waste, increase recycling and rethink our impact on natural resources. For more information about the program, visit the website, call (564) 397-7333 or email mcr@clark.wa.gov.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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