Mecklenburg County's Master Composters Training Program
Our mission is to educate the public about Mecklenburg County's efforts to reduce residential waste.
So what is the Mecklenburg County Master Compost Training Program?
It is a free 40 hour training program that is open to the residents of Mecklenburg County. Applicants must have completed the County's Basic Home Composting Workshop and/or have a working knowledge of composting. In return for the training, students are required to give back 20 hours of volunteer time to Mecklenburg County’s Waste Reduction program and its projects. Past projects include developing school compost gardens, and providing under-served neighborhoods with residential recycling training. The Fall 2014 classes meet Wednesday mornings 9a-12 noon, beginning October 1st, at various locations throughout the County.
Interested parties should complete this application
and return it to Mecklenburg County Solid Waste, 700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC, 28202, or fax to 704 336 4314by Sept 15th, 2014.
For more information about the program, contact Mecklenburg County Solid Waste by E-mail
or call 704-201-2201.
View the video of a Master Composter's Volunteer Project:
The Ida Rankin Elementary School in Mount Holly entered the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Eco-Footprint Challenge. See their submission "Composting with Bokashi".
Compost Training Class participants