Free composting classes
The City of Davis Recycling Program is offering free composting classes at the following locations and dates:
Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Community Chambers at City Hall,
23 Russell Boulevard
Monday, October 3 from 3:00pm to 4:30 pm at the Public Works Corporation Yard, 1717 5th Street
Friday, October 14 3:00pm to 4:30 pm at the Public Works Corporation Yard, 1717 5th Street
A series of compost classes will also be held on Sunday, October 16 during the Cool Davis Festival at the Veterans Memorial Building, 203 East 14th Street starting at 2:00pm.
In addition to backyard composting, these classes will place a particular emphasis on simple, pest-free methods of composting food scraps. After attending a class, Davis residents can sign up to receive a starter set of composting worms for $5 and residents in single-family homes can receive a backyard compost bin for $10. To register for a class, call the Public Works Department at 757-5686 or email email@example.com.