Composting Information

Thurston County Master Recycler Composters provide training and workshops and also support composting activities at the Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens. The classes leading to Master Recycler Composter certification are available to the public. Go to the master/recycler/composter program page for information about the classes and how to sign up.

Composting workshops for the public will be held during the year. Composting information is also available from Master Recycler Composters working at the Demonstration Gardens, and there will be multiple workshops at the MGTFC Plant Sale at Dirt Works Garden. In addition, composting questions can be directed to the ask-a-master-recycler-composter page.

Can’t wait for a workshop to get started? The following will tell you everything you always wanted to know about composting your yard and kitchen waste:

Need a compost recipe? Composting DOs and DON’Ts? Compost troubleshooting help? These websites have recipes and problem diagnosis and treatment info:

King County Worm bin composting information

Thurston County-specific information and lots of other useful composting tips:

October  2015
Events on Oct 10, 2015
  • Yard & Worm Composting Class
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: Oct 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Dirt Works Demonstration Garden and Composting Site, Alta Street Southwest, Olympia, WA
    Description: FREE Yard & Worm Composting Class. No pre-registration necessary.
    (Putting Worms to Bed for the Winter)
Events on Oct 14, 2015
  • MGFTC Board Mtg
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: Oct 14, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Thurston County Extension, Harrison Avenue Northwest, Olympia, WA, United States
Events on Oct 21, 2015
  • Annual Board Retreat
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: Oct 22, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Location to designated.
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