Text of THIS WEEK Backyard Composting Made Easy How? Backyard composting turns organic waste - grasses,...
THIS WEEK Backyard Composting Made Easy How? Backyard composting turns organic waste - grasses, leaves, garden debris and vegetable and fruit scrapes - into a nutrient rich mixture you can add to your yard or garden.Why? Keeps yard waste and household food waste out of the trash stream.Next Steps RethinkRecycling.com - lawn garden disposal and composting information for the Twin Cities area.
Composting Awareness Presented by MN ZOO Volunteer Conservation Corps -Aid in the expansion of Zoos internal composting efforts-Interact with Zoo guests encouraging them to compost in proper onsite containers-Educate Zoo guests about home composting at various Zoo Special Events
Volunteers daily compost all lunch time food waste in the Education kitchen as part of the Zoos internal composting efforts
OctoberFest - Family Farm - 2012Earth Day Spring 2013
Engaging shoppers at Farmers Market Summer 2013Compostable cups at Tiger Tracks 5K run
- Participated in 9 onsite events, 1 offsite event and 3 Farmers Market days
- Volunteers invested 152 hours of program presentation time
- 2352 direct contacts with event visitors Composting Awareness AccomplishmentsThank you