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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Master Composter / Recycler Program

MCR FlyerMaster Composter Recycler Program – Spring 2021

Our traditional in person Master Composter Recycler Training Program is on hold due to COVID-19.

But you can still get a leg up on your home waste reduction and composting methods with our online workshops.

Due to COVID-19 meeting restrictions, we are offering this class virtually. The same great information, free resources, and hands-on opportunities (in small group settings) will still be offered, but most classes will be attended from the comfort of your home.

A four-week series of workshops starting May 4, 2021 on Tuesdays at Noon – 1pm.

Free and open to all. Pre-registration is required. May 4, 11 & 18 are Online via Zoom, final class May 25, 2021 is in person.

Topics covered:

• Building Soil Health
• Home Composting
• Vermicomposting
• Food Waste Prevention & Recycling
• Hands On Demo

Register Link


For more information

Beth Chisholm, • (360) 778-5811

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For more information:
Master Composter/Recycler Coordinator
(360) 778-5811

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