The Zero Waste Garden

Nothing is wasted when you learn how to recycle your yard debris and kitchen scraps.

Classes are recommended for ages 6 to adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Classes are FREE.

Please register online, or call (253) 798-4133.
Are you a composting novice? Are you looking for new ideas to turn your garden waste into something useful? Get an overview of compost basics and learn about different methods.
Better Backyard Composting
Dig into active and passive compost techniques and learn how to build healthy soil. See a demonstration of how to balance carbon and nitrogen to really fire up your compost pile.

Tuesday, May 8 | 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)
Do you want to use worms to compost food waste? Learn how to care for red worms from our 30 years of combined experience with vermicomposting. Set up a bin in class and take it home.

Thursday, May 17 | 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup
Tour the Compost Factory and Landfill
Ever wonder what happens to your garbage after it’s been picked up at the curb? You might be surprised to see what natural resources are thrown away. Observe the inner workings of a waste transfer station, and tour the yard waste compost facility and our in-county landfill. Includes bus tour of facilities. Space is limited. Ages 10 and up.
Friday, June 1 | 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Meridian Habitat Park, 14422 Meridian E., Puyallup
We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop for any reason. You will be notified six days before your scheduled session.
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