Backyard Composting Basics Workshop – El Cajon

Jun 03, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM


Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon, CA, 92019

Cost $0.00


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This event is open to unincorporated county residents ONLY. If you are not an unincorporated resident and wish to be placed on the waitlist, please email

Join Solana Center for this 2-hour workshop where you will learn the basics of traditional backyard composting. Using trial-tested advice and demonstrations, our experienced educators will teach you all you need to know to get started with a bin that fits your needs and lifestyle.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • What is composting and why it is so important
  • Various types of compost bin options and how to pick which one works best for your needs
  • What tools and materials you’ll need
  • Which items are compostable and which to avoid
  • How to build, maintain, and troubleshoot a compost pile

All unincorporated residents will also receive a free kitchen scraps caddy, courtesy of the County of San Diego. 

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