Free Composting Workshop, Monday, August 19


8/15/2013

Resident dropping off food scraps at Recycling Center.

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

 

Free Workshop: Monday, August 19, 6pm, Public Works, 147 Hampshire St, 1st floor conference room.

Learn the options residents have to compost food scraps, and ways to reduce food waste.  Cambridge's Recycling Director, Ms Randi Mail will review best practices for outdoor composting, indoor composting with worms, and 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.

To RSVP for this workshop email recycle@cambridgema.gov.

 

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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

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