Community Outreach

Upcoming – Composting Workshops

If you’re curious about composting, but just not sure where to begin? This workshop is for you!

MMSB is pleased to offer composting workshops beginning May 3, 2021. The benefits of backyard composting are wide spread – it helps our gardens grow and most importantly it reduces our impact on the environment! Available workshops are as follows:

Composting Made Easy

Are you curious about composting, but just not sure where to begin? This workshop is for you! From bins, to location, organic waste and maintaining the compost pile, we will cover all the basics of composting. The benefits of backyard composting are wide spread – it helps our gardens grow and most importantly it reduces out impact on the environment!

Schedule:

Thursday, June 3 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 16 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Composting Q&A

Have you been composting but just can't seem to get it right? Let's talk. MMSB will take your questions and provide you with simple tips that will re-activate your compost pile and gardens.

Wednesday, July 7 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Check back for new dates!

Schedule a workshop or webinar!

We offer both in-person presentations, when possible, and webinars to community groups and organizations.

Email inquiries@mmsb.nl.ca or call toll free 1-800-901-6672 to arrange a workshop or webinar for your group.

See school outreach or business outreach for more presentation offerings.

BACKYARD COMPOSTING

Time: 30-45 minutes

Our Composting Made Easy workshop helps teach Newfoundlanders and Labradorians how to start backyard composting and maintain a healthy compost bin!

VERMICOMPOSTING

Time: 30-45 minutes

Learn about the world of vermicomposting. Through hands-on demonstrations, learn how decomposer organisms recycle organic waste into nutrient-rich compost, both in nature and in the vermicompost bin.