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 2018 Free Backyard Compost Seminars.  Learn how to recycle yard clippings and fruit and vegetable scraps into a valuable soil amendment right in your own yard.  Vermicomposting and gardening topics included.

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The Recycling and Solid Waste Division provides garbage, recycling, yard waste collection and street sweeping to more than 124,000 residential customers in the City of Sacramento.

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Mar 12 - Two sessions: 8-9AM and 9-10AM Learn how to recycle leaves, yard clippings, fruit and vegetable scraps, etc. into a valuable soil amendment right in your own backyard. There is also a session on vermicomposting (composting with worms in containers). Making your own compost is a great way to save money, improve the quality of your soil, and reduce the amount of waste that is sent to landfills. Attendees will receive a composting guide and are able to purchase a GEOBIN Compost Bin at a special seminar prices of $15 (limited to one per household, City residents only, must attend seminar to receive special offer). Free coffee is provided by Starbucks! Sponsored by the City of Sacramento Recycling and Solid Waste Division with support from the Department of Parks and Recreation Community Garden Program, Worm Fancy, Green Restaurant Alliance of Sacramento (GRAS), and Master Gardners. Read Post

Mar 08 - Just a reminder that our first spring backyard composting seminar is this Saturday. Rain or Shine! Read Post

Mar 05 - Find out whats happening in the City of Sacramento and subscribe to City Express. Read Post

Mar 02 - Weekend storm expected to impact Northern California Read Post

Mar 02 - The City of Sacramento offers a utility rate assistance program. See if you qualify Read Post