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Free Spring Composting Workshops

The City of Carlsbad is partnering with The Ecology Center to host a series of hands-on composting workshops this spring. Composting turns organic waste, including food scraps, leaves and grass trimmings, into organic fertilizer. Participation is free for Carlsbad residents. Registration is required. 

At a Glance 

The workshop schedule is below: 

  • Saturday, March 25

2 to 4 p.m.
The Fields Church
2265 Camino Vida Roble
Register now 

  • Saturday, April 22

10 a.m. to noon
Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation – Discovery Center
1580 Cannon Road
Register now

  • Saturday, May 20

2 to 4 p.m.
Calavera Schoolhouse Community Garden
2997 Glasgow Drive
Register now 

More Information

Carlsbad residents may apply for a discount coupon to purchase a yard waste bin or vermicomposting bin at a subsidized rate while supplies last. To register for a workshop or apply for a bin coupon, visit The Ecology Center website. For questions about these programs please visit the city’s composting page, contact the city’s Recycling & Trash staff at 760-602-4646 or recycle.trash@carlsbadca.gov

March 10, 2017