Free Workshop: Learn How to Compost, and Reduce Food Waste

6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Monday, August 19, 2013

Location:
Department of Public Works
147 Hampshire Street
Main Conference Room
Cambridge

Neighborhood:
City Wide

Contact:
Ms. Randi Mail, rmail@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4866

Learn the options residents have to compost food scraps, and ways to reduce food waste Cambridge's Recycling Director, Ms. Randi Mail. She will review best practices for outdoor composting, indoor composting with worms, options for drop-off and bicycle pickup. Recycling food scraps and making soil is extremely rewarding, benefits your garden and house plants and helps to curb climate change! Reducing food waste is also incredibly important considering that Americans waste more than 40% of the food we produce for consumption. That comes at an annual cost of more than $100 billion. For more info on composting, click here.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860

RECYCLING CENTER HOURS

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Owen O'Riordan
Commissioner