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Master Composter Recycler training set

By , Columbian staff writer

Clark County’s Master Composter Recycler program is offering free training for anyone interested in becoming a program volunteer.

Anyone interested in composting and recycling, and who wants to become a sustainability ambassador should consider becoming a Master Composter Recycler volunteer.

The free training provides volunteers with the tools and knowledge to build a hot compost pile, tend a worm bin, clean with green cleaners and reduce waste. Volunteers are asked to share what they learn by completing community service hours in exchange for the training. Volunteers represent the program at community events, maintain compost demonstration sites, and share their knowledge with neighbors and community members.

The virtual classes will be held via Zoom and are scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Training dates and topics are:

  • Feb. 2: Backyard composting.
  • Feb. 9: Worm bin composting.
  • Feb. 16: Lasagna (layer/sheet) composting.
  • Feb. 23: Composting science.
  • March 2: Green cleaning.
  • March 9: Recycling done right.
  • March 16: Preventing food waste and curbside composting.

To apply for the training program, go to Participants will receive a confirmation email after applications are reviewed.

For more information, visit the website, call 564-397-7333 or email

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