Monday, April 24, 2017

Free spring composting, green cleaning classes promote sustainable living

FREE SPRING COMPOSTING, GREEN CLEANING CLASSES PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE LIVING


News Release from Communications, Clark County, Wash.
Posted on FlashAlert: April 24th, 2017 1:04 PM
Vancouver, Wash. -- Clark County's Master Composter/Recycler program is accepting registrations for free composting and green cleaning workshops. To register, visit https://clarkgreenneighbors.org/mcr/classes-and-workshops.

Workshops are:

* Backyard composting: Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m.-noon, CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie, and Tuesday, June 20, 6-8 p.m., 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Learn how to build a backyard compost pile that turns yard waste into garden gold.
* Lasagna gardening: Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.-noon, CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn how to create lush, easy-care gardens in practically any location without hours of back-breaking digging or soil-breaking tilling.
* Green cleaning: Thursday, June 8, 6-8 p.m., Clark County Operations Center, 4700 N.E. 78th St. Learn how to make versatile green household cleaners. Free kits and ingredients provided.
* Wormshop: Tuesday, June 13, 6-8 p.m., 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Receive a free bin, worms, information and resources, and learn how to build and maintain a worm bin.

"These workshops help people set up successful composting operations at home and live a more healthy, sustainable lifestyle," said Pete DuBois, Master Composter/Recycler Program coordinator.

The Master Composter/Recycler program educates the community about easy ways to reduce waste, increase recycling, and rethink our impact on natural resources. Master Composter/Recyclers, who have received 30 hours of training, help teach the classes.

For questions about the Master Composter/Recycler program, contact Pete DuBois at (360) 397-2121 ext. 4961 or mcr@clark.wa.gov.
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