Madison
26° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Madison libraries, streets division to host composting classes

Published On: Apr 14 2014 07:58:05 PM CDT

Photo courtesy city of Madison

Composting pail

MADISON, Wis. -

Madison Public Library will be hosting a series of home composting classes led by the city of Madison Streets Division at four locations, according to a release.

The classes, being taught by Madison’s Recycling Coordinator George Dreckmann, cover home composting basics, an introduction to compostable materials, where to put your compost bin and how to tend to your compost, according to the release. Plans for building a compost bin will be available, and information about leaf management will be presented.

All classes are free of charge:

  • April 13, 2 p.m. at Pinney Library at 204 Cottage Grove Road (608-224-7100)
  • April 26, 2 p.m. at Meadowridge Library at 5740 Raymond Road (608-288-6160)
  • April 27, 2 p.m. at Central Library at 201 W. Mifflin St. (608-266-6300)
  • May 24, 2 p.m. at Hawthorne Library at 2707 E. Washington Ave. (608-246-4548)

Anyone interested in buying a compost bin can do so at the Madison Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Truckload Sale at the Alliant Energy Center May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., officials said. Compost bins, rain barrels, kitchen scrap pails and compost turners will be available at discounted prices.

Advertisement
  • Time for Kids - Explore the Outdoors

    Dean Clinic and WISC-TV3 are focusing on a year-long campaign to get kids off their electronics and into the outdoors.

  • Learn more about WISC-TV

    Meet the News 3 staff, learn about our newscasts, search our job postings and find out how to contact us.

  • Chopper in Janesville

    Chopper in Janesville

    Your pet photos

    Email us a picture of you and your pet and we'll use it in out Pet Walk segment which airs every weekday morning at 6:40. Include your name, your pet's name and where you're from. Email to petwalk@wisctv.com.

Advertisement