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 X 6 for the PRC WEST Office
– Email [email protected]  or call 610-353-1555 ext. 2 for the PRC EAST Office

Please note: Following the CDC’s guidance for reducing COVID transmission, PRC requests that all attendees of indoor, in-person workshops please wear a mask. Virtual webinars and socially-distanced compost bin pickups are also available.

Upcoming PRC WEST Backyard Composting Workshops

This 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.

Please note: Following the CDC’s guidance for reducing COVID transmission, PRC requests that all attendees of indoor, in-person workshops please wear a mask. Virtual webinars and socially-distanced compost bin pickups are also available.

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

Upcoming PRC West Workshops:

Webinar – check back for upcoming webinar dates

In-Person Workshops

July 23 at Construction Junction (Southwestern PA): Register Here

July 28 at Fern Hollow Nature Center (Southwestern PA): Register Here

August 17 at Bedner’s Farm & Greenhouse (Southwestern PA): Register Here

September 15 at North Park (Southwestern PA): Register Here

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

*Please note: A confirmation email will be sent with additional webinar details shortly after completing the registration form. If you do not receive a confirmation email within a few hours of registering please check your Spam/Junk folders. Contact [email protected] if you have any issues.

Upcoming PRC EAST Backyard Composting Workshops

This 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

Please note: Following the CDC’s guidance for reducing COVID transmission, PRC requests that all attendees of indoor, in-person workshops please wear a mask. Virtual webinars and socially-distanced compost bin pickups are also available.

Upcoming PRC East Workshops:

Webinar – check back for upcoming webinar dates

Compost bin pick up will be scheduled by appointment and available at PRC’s office in Media, PA.

In-Person Workshops

Workshop – check back for upcoming workshop dates

To register online click Register Here after the workshop you wish to attend or email [email protected] or call: (610) 353-1555 ext. 2

*Please note: A confirmation email will be sent with additional webinar details shortly after completing the registration form. If you do not receive a confirmation email within a few hours of registering please check your Spam/Junk folders. Contact [email protected] if you have any issues.