Backyard Composting Workshop, September 25

What to do with all those leaves? Compost them in your backyard; Learn how at free workshop


The fall season is days away and leaves will soon be blanketing yards. If you’re not sure what to do with all those leave, learn how to compost them.  Attend a free workshop and learn how to make a hot compost pile using material from your own yard.  Weeds, leaves and vegetable vines can be recycled and put back on your landscape as compost. Learn from the experts at Seattle Tilth how to set up a worm bin and construct a food digester that makes compost from kitchen and garden waste. The workshop will be held on Thursday, September 25 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 pm, City of Kirkland Maintenance Center at 915 8th Street, Kirkland, WA.  To register for the workshop, please register on-line at  

Each attendee who completes the workshop will have the opportunity to win one of 15 free Recycler Compost Bins manufactured by Beaver State Plastics, courtesy of the City of Kirkland and the Washington State Department of Ecology. Attendees are encouraged to make sure that they have the ability to transport a free compost bin home after the workshop (size: 27" diameter x 36" height with 12 cubic feet capacity).

The number of participants is limited, so residents are encouraged to sign-up soon.