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Composting 101: How to Make Black Gold

Join us for a FREE composting workshop on Wednesday, September 12th, 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the East River Park Compost Yard. Help spread the word by sharing the flyer (attached) within your networks. 

 

Composting 101: How to Make Black Gold

Wednesday, September 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

East River Park Compost Yard

Register: https://howtomakeblackgold.eventbrite.com

FREE

 

Join us for a workshop on how to make black gold a.k.a compost - a nutrient rich, soil amendment for healthy soil. In this hands-on workshop, learn about the science behind composting and how to use readily available ingredients to build a compost pile. Techniques for monitoring compost pile, testing for readiness, and sifting finished compost will also be discussed. Participants are encouraged to bring their compost stories to share.

This workshop will be held outside. Please wear closed-toe shoes and and dress appropriately for the weather. Registration required.

 

 

 The NYC Compost Project works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to produce and use compost locally. The project is funded and managed by the NYC Department of Sanitation's Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability. Find out more at   nyc.gov/compostproject       The Lower East Side Ecology Center (Ecology Center) has been pioneering community-based models in urban sustainability since 1987. We provide unique e-waste and composting services, environmental stewardship opportunities, and educational programming to all New Yorkers who want to learn about environmental issues and take responsibility for creating solutions through action. Learn more at   www.lesecologycenter.org

The NYC Compost Project works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to produce and use compost locally. The project is funded and managed by the NYC Department of Sanitation's Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability. Find out more at nyc.gov/compostproject

 

The Lower East Side Ecology Center (Ecology Center) has been pioneering community-based models in urban sustainability since 1987. We provide unique e-waste and composting services, environmental stewardship opportunities, and educational programming to all New Yorkers who want to learn about environmental issues and take responsibility for creating solutions through action. Learn more at www.lesecologycenter.org