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NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn

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Funded by DSNY's Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling and hosted at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. leaving NYCWasteLess

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Compost helpline: (718) 623-7290
Workshop registration: (718) 623-7220
Website & directions to the garden: leaving NYCWasteLess

Compost Workshops at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and in Brooklyn Neighborhoods
The NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn presents workshops on topics like Outdoor Composting, Composting with Redworms, Compost Tea and Building your own Bin at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. leaving NYCWasteLess We will also come to your Brooklyn community to present classes for 10 persons or more. Check under organic waste in the WasteLess Events Calendar for a schedule of up and coming workshops, or contact us if you would like us to offer a workshop for your community garden, neighborhood association, apartment building/board mtg, or civic group in Brooklyn.

Compost Bins

The  NYC Compost Project in Brooklyn offers compost bins at the reduced price of $65 to NYC residents. "Wormshop" participants receive a coupon to purchase a Worm Condo, including 1 lb of worms, at cost for $44 from the NYC Compost Project in Manhattan. Or, at select workshops, participants can purchase a plastic worm bin and a pound of red worms for only $44 on site (cash or check). For information about buying worms at a workshop, email in advance.

Teacher Workshop: Worm Composting in the Classroom
Looking for a way to introduce your class to ecology and recycling? Try composting with worms! Kids love it. This class may be held at any Brooklyn school for a group of ten or more NYC teachers. Call us for more information.

Home Composting Exhibit
Come see how to compost at the home composting exhibit at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, near the Childrens Garden. The display includes a variety of compost bins, different stages of decomposition, and new signs in both English and Spanish to explain the process.

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