march, 2023

sat25mar11:00 amsat1:00 pmBackyard Composting Workshop – Alpine11:00 am - 1:00 pm Alpine Branch Library, 1752 Alpine Blvd.

Event Details

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, we will cover:

  • 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 pre-registered attendees will receive a FREE kitchen scraps container, courtesy of the County of San Diego and supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. 

Made possible through generous funding by the County of San Diego and County of San Diego Recycling. Thank you to our partner, San Diego County Library.

Shorter social media variation:  Want to learn how to compost but don’t know where to start? Check out our Backyard Composting free workshop on Saturday, March 25. 

In this two-hour workshop, you will learn what bin is right for you, as well as how to build, maintain, and troubleshoot a compost pile. Free kitchen scraps containers will be available to ALL pre-registered attendees! Learn more and register at


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Alpine Branch Library

1752 Alpine Blvd.


Solana Center