Backyard Composting Workshops

It’s Time to Compost!

Are you unsure what to do with your kitchen, garden, and yard scraps? Would you like natural, home-made compost for your lawns and gardens in the spring? Then, you can expand your recycling efforts to include kitchen scraps and yard debris by signing up for a Backyard Composting Workshop to turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden.

For more information on programs:
– Email [email protected] or call 412-488-7490 ext. 6 for the PRC WEST Office
– Email [email protected]  or call 610-353-1555 ext. 232 for the PRC EAST Office

Click below for upcoming workshop dates and to register:
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MARCH AND APRIL WORKSHOPS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED

Upcoming PRC WEST Backyard Composting Workshops

This PA Resources Council workshop thoroughly covers the importance and benefits of composting, the process, setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance, and ways of using finished compost. Participants will receive a FreeGarden EARTH compost bin with attendance. This bin is an ideal bin for urban and suburban areas and has an 82-gallon capacity.

Cost: $70 single/ $75 couple and includes one compost bin.

Upcoming PRC West Workshops:

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March 21, 2020 – CLASS POSTPONED
Construction Junction
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

March 25, 2020 –CLASS POSTPONED
Phipps Garden Center
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

April 8, 2020 – CLASS POSTPONED
East End Food Coop
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

April 26, 2020 – CLASS POSTPONED
Mt. Lebanon Earth Day
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Register Here

April 28, 2020 – CLASS POSTPONED
North Park, Rose Barn
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

PRC is working to reschedule these for later in the year and will keep all registrants informed. If you are registered for one of these workshops and have questions please reach out to [email protected] or 412.488.7490 x 6. Thank you all for your understanding.


May 5, 2020
Green Tree Municipal Building
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register Here

May 6, 2020
REI Southside
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register Here

May 9, 2020
Ross Township Community Center
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Register Here

May 19, 2020
West View Hub
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register Here

May 23, 2020
Lauri Ann West Community Center
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Register Here

May 28, 2020
REI Settler’s Ridge
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Register Here

June 16, 2020
UPMC Passavant
at 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register Here

To register online click “Register Here” under the workshop you wish to attend, or contact us at [email protected] or call 412-488-7490 ext. 6.

Upcoming PRC EAST Backyard Composting Workshops

This PA Resources Council workshop thoroughly covers the importance and benefits of composting, the process, setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance, and ways of using finished compost. Participants will receive a FreeGarden EARTH compost bin with attendance. This bin, approved across the state as an ideal bin for urban and suburban areas, has an 82-gallon capacity.

Cost: $70 single/ $75 couple and includes one compost bin

Check back soon for upcoming workshops!

To register online click Register Here under the workshop you wish to attend or email [email protected] or call: (610) 353-1555 ext. 232