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County offices will be closed Dec. 24 & 25 and Dec. 31 & Jan. 1. Plan ahead for DMV and other services!

Compost Workshops
compost, worms, food scraps

Compost Workshops

About the Workshops

Backyard composting is an effective way to reduce household carbon footprints and provide quality compost for use in gardens. Come learn how to start and maintain a highly efficient backyard compost system by learning what to feed your compost pile, appropriate bins and methods for our geographic region, tips and troubleshooting, and much more. This workshop is taught by Melanie Nehls Burow a Master Composter in Colorado.

Backyard Compost Workshop Packet (pages 1-9)
Backyard Compost Workshop Packet (pages 10-11)
Backyard Compost Workshop Packet (pages 12-13)
Backyard Compost Workshop Packet (pages 14-15)

Workshop Schedule

Registration is required. Space is limited.


Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Boulder County Recycling Center, Education Room (1901 63rd Street)

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Monday, Oct. 15 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Erie Community Center, Mitchell Room (450 Powers Street)

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Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 – 1 p.m. at the Lafayette Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room (775 W. Baseline Road)

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Monday, Oct. 22 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Boulder County Parks & Open Space, Prairie Room (5201 Saint Vrain Road)

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Contact Us

Resource Conservation Division

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Boulder County Recycling Center
1901 63rd St
Boulder, CO 80301
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Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Mailing Address

1901 63rd St.
Boulder, CO 80301