City of Chula Vista Composting Workshop & Compost Bin Rebates – SUNDAYS 2PM-3PM

Master Composter Course

This FREE seven-week Master Composter course provides training in the art and science of composting.  Course includes lectures, demonstrations, and two field trips.

Course covers the following:

  • Traditional composting
  • Compost bin build and troubleshooting (in teams!)
  • Vermicomposting
  • Soil Health
  • Bugs in your compost pile
  • Environmental impacts
  • Much more!

Master Composter certification requires attendance at all seven classes, as well as 30 volunteer hours of related community service.  Certified Master Composters share their experience and knowledge within the community through workshops and community events.

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Compost Bins for Chula Vista Residents

Compost bins are available for $35 to Chula Vista residents that have attended one of the City’s composting/less toxic gardening workshops or the Master Composter Course.

Soil Saver
28″ x 28″ x 34″
Best for yard debris
$35.00 (Chula Vista Residents)

FREE Composting Events

Republic Services provides Free compost to Chula Vista Residents three times per year at the Otay Landfill, Customer Convenience Area at 1700 Maxwell Road.

Event schedule for 2021:

❑ March 27th
❑ August 28th
❑ November 6th

All events are on Saturdays from 8am – 12pm

Load your own while supplies last!
Don’t forget to bring buckets, containers, shovels and tarps.

For more information please call 619-691-5122.


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