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January 2022

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Level Up: Steps to Becoming a Food Scrap Drop-Off Site (FSDO)

Wednesday, January 26, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join the QBG Compost Team to learn about NYC's food scrap drop-off program and how you can take part in it! Do you want to bring composting to your community? Are you a business owner, organization, or civic group interested in hosting a food scraps drop-off? Join QBG Compost Team's Outreach Coordinator, Luisa Mojica, for an overview of New York City's food scrap drop-off program, how it benefits residents and neighborhoods, and what steps you can take to be part…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Site Design

Thursday, January 27, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of three Master Composter workshops to the public! On this first workshop, the QBG Compost Team will lead participants through the considerations, benefits, and limitations of three scales of composting operations. Learn how to start or join composting sites in NYC as well as how to manage them as a community project! This is…

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Master Composter Pilot Workshop: Reaching and Teaching

Monday, January 31, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Master Composter course is back this year! In preparation for its return, the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is offering sneak-peek presentations of three Master Composter workshops to the public! If you’re interested in sharing compost knowledge with others, this workshop is for you! Learn methods of public engagement as well as tools and techniques that will enable you to educate others on composting. This is a virtual event. This class could count towards your Master Composter…

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