W5.4

Composting: Cutting Landfill and Emissions

The workshop will highlight the problems associated with sending our organic waste to landfill and will look at the alternatives available to householders, i.e. compost bins and womeries.  Delegates will learn what materials are appropriate for each and how to get the best quality product from them.  With Changeworks composting experts.

The workshop will comprise four elements:

  • Introductory talk: reduce, reuse, recycle
  • Where’s your bin? Looking at some of the different types of bins available on the market to help you make an informed choice
  • What’s in the bin? Identifying what materials can go in the compost bin and what must go in the normal bin
  • Lifting the lid on the wormery: looking at an established wormery and its process of decomposition