Composting, nature's way of recycling, turns "organic waste," including food scraps, leaves and grass trimmings, into a valuable organic fertilizer. The City of Carlsbad offers free composting workshops and low cost compost bins. Give it a try!
Free Composting Workshops
The City of Carlsbad has partnered with The Ecology Center to host a series of high-quality hands-on composting workshops FREE to Carlsbad residents. Here are the dates for the Summer 2017 workshops. To register for an upcoming workshop please click on links below or visit The Ecology Center website.
Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to noon Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center
1580 Cannon Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Register now
Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to noon Calavera School House Community Garden 2896 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad, 92010 Register now
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to noon Harold E. Smerdu Community Garden 1250 Laguna Drive, Carlsbad, 92008 Register now
Low Cost Compost Bins
Carlsbad residents may apply for a discount coupon to purchase a yard waste bin or vermicomposting bin at a subsidized rate while supplies last.
For more information about bin purchases and composting workshops please visit The Ecology Center website.