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Composting Workshops

Learn how you can send your waste to a better place by composting! Come get tips on reducing the amount of food waste your home produces. We’ll be handing out a booklet that includes how to build an outdoor composter or indoor vermicomposter, and what material you can compost, along with a list of trouble-shooting tips. Want to know the best part?  It’s free!

Date, Location, Details

Tuesday February 23, 2016 7pm to 8pm. Eat Healthy Foods 3030 12th Ave- Vermicomposting 101 Presentation- Join PV Waste Solutions at Eat Healthy Foods for a one hour presentation on vermicomposting.  Learn how to build and maintain a vermicomposting bin for your house, apartment or even place of work.  You will also learn the basics on the red wiggler worm and how to harvest your worm castings.  This workshop will provide you with everything you need to know to get you started on your worm composting journey.  Come early and get yourself a delicious organic supper to start!!  Doors open at 6:00pm. To register email Karen –  pvdisposal@sasktel.net or join the event on the  Eat Healthy Foods facebook page.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 2 to 3:30 pm. George Bothwell Branch Library (Southland Mall – 2965 Gordon Road)- Composting 101 Presentation– This presentation is sponsored by the City of Regina and will give participants a brief description of all backyard composting methods, what is compostable and trouble shooting tips.  Free of Charge.  Sign up through City of Regina website.

Saturday March 19, 2016 from 9 to 12:30 pm. PV Waste Solutions Fleet St North–  Vermicomposting Workshop  This 3.5 hour workshop will teach you how to vermicompost (compost with worms).  Participants will learn what vermicomposting is, how to start a worm bin, care for a worm bin and harvest the vermicompost.  Participants will be provided with a Vermicompost 101 Certificate and a fully functional worm bin with a handful of red wrigglers to get them started on their composting journey.  Cost is $175.00 per participant-  Couples wanting to participate but only needing one bin will be $250.00.  Call 306-522-7770 or email pvdisposal@sasktel.net to register.

Tuesday April 19, 2016 7pm to 8:30pm. Eat Healthy Foods 3030 12th Ave– Composting 101 Presentation.  Join PV Waste Solutions at Eat Healthy Foods for a presentation on backyard composting. This presentation will give participants a brief description of all backyard composting methods, what is compostable, the 123’s of composting and trouble shooting tips to get your backyard compost bin started.  Along with backyard composting you will learn the basics of vermicomposting too!  Come early and get yourself a delicious organic supper to start!  Doors open at 6:00pm. To register email Karen – pvdisposal@sasktel.net or join the event on the Eat Healthy Foods facebook page.

Tuesday May 31, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm.  Sunrise Library (Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre)- Composting 101 Presentation Join Karen at the Sunrise Library and learn how to compost in your own backyard.  She will give  a brief description of all backyard composting methods, what is compostable, the 123’s of composting and trouble shooting tips to get your backyard compost bin started or perhaps trouble shoot a bin you have in place.  Along with backyard composting you will learn the basics of vermicomposting too!  To register call Heather Togneri at 306-777-6097 or email: htogneri@reginalibrary.ca