Green Living

Don’t trash it! Compost it! According to the Houston-Galveston Area Council, up to 30% of our garbage is leaves, grass clippings, and tree limbs.

Date: Sunday, February 9
Time: Part 1 at 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Part 2 at 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Joe Blanton
Description: Part 1: Learn the science behind decomposition and how to create compost from your own nutrient-rich kitchen waste and yard debris using different types of compost bins.
Part 2: The workshop becomes hands-on, as your instructor guides each participant through the steps to build their own 55 gallon compost barrel. Includes both barrel and frame kit to make one compost tumbler.
Cost: Part 1 – $20M / $30NM
Part 2 – $80M / $95NM
Part 1 & 2 – $90M / $115NM
Note: Wear your weekend work clothes, including closed-toe shoes. Necessary tools and safety equipment will be provided. Register early as this class fills quickly!
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Part 1 at 2:00 p.m.

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Parts 1 & 2 from 2 – 5 p.m.

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