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Backyard Compost Workshops

Join Environment Erie and Millcreek Township for an informational workshop on the proper procedures for diverting food waste from the waste stream. Attendees will learn how to build and maintain a successful compost pile from everyday organic waste material. Upon completion of the workshop, each participating household will receive one Compost Wizard Jr. bin. There is a fee of $30.00 per household to attend the workshop and a limit of one bin per household. Family members are welcome.

2020 Dates to be Announced

Residential Stormwater Workshops

Join Environment Erie for an educational workshop on how you can reduce the impacts of stormwater runoff by harvesting rainwater and using native plants in landscaping. Attendees will learn how to properly install and use a rain barrel. Upon completion of the workshop, each participating household will receive a FREE Rain Wizard bin. There will be a fee of $30.00 per household to attend the workshop and a limit of one bin per household, family members are welcome.

2020 Dates to be Announced

IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE FOR ALL WORKSHOPS

These workshops are open to all Erie County residents.

Large vehicle required to accommodate the size of the rain barrels and composters, please bring rope or bungee cords to secure in vehicle. 

Individual delivery of bins is NOT available.

Sign-in closes ten minutes before start time of workshop (please be on site and settled in before this time)

Limit 1 guest per registered participant

Guest must be from the same household as the registered participant

Limit 1 rain barrel/compost bin per household 

You may only register for only ONE workshop date per household