The Zero Waste Garden and Kitchen

Nothing is wasted when you learn how to manage food waste and recycle your yard debris and kitchen scraps at home.

Classes are recommended for ages 6 to adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Classes are FREE.

Please register online, or call (253) 798-2179.
Take a Bite Out of Food Waste: Learn to Waste Less
Forty percent of food in the United States never gets eaten. Do you find yourself tossing spoiled food from your refrigerator more often than you mean to? Ever wonder how much you are really throwing away? Learn what’s happening in Pierce County to fight food waste and explore tools to help you reduce the amount of food you waste at home.
Tuesday, October 8 | 6–7:30 p.m.
Puyallup Library, 324 S Meridian, Puyallup
Do you want the whole family to learn how to care for worms? This class is for all ages to learn basics for setting up, caring for, and troubleshooting worm bin composting. Set up a bin in class and take it home.

*Optional: order worms or a kit for the class. Must prepay at least seven days before class.

  • $20 for worms (bring your own bin)
  • $30 for worms and a bin 
Saturday, October 19 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave, Sumner
Backyard Compost Tumblers 101
We’ll dig into how to use manufactured compost tumblers. Do they really work? How hard are they to use? Learn troubleshooting techniques along with how to build healthy soil and how to balance carbon and nitrogen to really fire up your compost tumbler.

We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop for any reason. You will be notified six days before your scheduled session.
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