Compost Workshop: Learn How to Compost & Reduce Food Waste

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Monday, June 24, 2013

Department of Public Works
147 Hampshire Street
Main Conference Room

City Wide

Ms. Randi Mail,, 617-349-4866

Banana peel

Save Your Banana Peels: Learn How to Compost and Reduce Food Waste

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


Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
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Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

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