Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Back by Popular Demand!

Need a new compost bin or maybe a second? Have a friend interested in starting backyard composting? Good news! We are hosting a pre-order only Compost Bin Sale! Residents can purchase compost bins and accessories at wholesale prices. 

Order your compost bin before June 18th by visiting: https://hamiltoncompostersale.ecwid.com/

You can pick up your bin on  June 27th at the Fifth Third Bank parking lot (5050 Kingsley Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45227). Please note, compost bins will not be available to purchase on June 27.

Do you want to brush up on your composting skills and save money on your new bin? Don't miss our final one-hour "Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting"  webinars of the season on June 15 at 12 p.m. and June 16 at 7 p.m. Those who attend the webinar will receive a $10 off coupon for a compost bin and a digital download of our “Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting” booklet. To register for a compost webinar, click here!

*If you plan to use a coupon, please wait to purchase your bin until after you receive the coupon. All items pre-ordered are guaranteed and must be picked up on June 27.

Items for purchase include: 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Virtual Worm Bin Workshop

Are you interested in learning about worm bin composting? Worm bins are a great way to compost fruit and vegetable scraps year-round and indoors! This year we are hosting a one-hour online workshop with the Civic Garden Center on how to manage your own indoor composter to turn food scraps into valuable fertilizer including how to  harvest vermicompost.

You can choose to purchase a worm bin before or after the workshop and pick it up at the Civic Garden Center.

Date: June 11, 6 – 7 p.m.
Cost: Free for Webinar; Purchase Worm Bin with Worms $43 (must pick up at Civic Garden Center the week of June 15)

Register Here

Purchase a Worm Bin here

Guest Blogger, Angela Rivera

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Word Savvy Composter?

We are putting you to the test with our Compost Terminology Quizlet! Quizlet is a platform to practice vocabulary terms, so of course we had to create one about composting! Challenge yourself with this matching game! Let us know how you did. 

Try it below! 

Guest Blogger, Angela Rivera

Friday, May 1, 2020

It's International Compost Awareness Week!

Friends, good news, our holiday has arrived. May 3-9, 2020 marks the official...

International Compost Awareness Week!!!

You may say to yourself, "what does this mean?" "How can I celebrate?" 

Well, before you start stringing lights around your compost bin or hiding piles of compost around the yard for your kids to find, here are few more practical ways to celebrate:

1. Spread the Compost Love: shout your love of composting from the rooftops (not literally, that would be dangerous). Share a composting selfie with your bin or your finished compost on social media. Use the hashtag #soillovescompost to connect your post with others around the world.

2. Help a Friend Start Composting: share our upcoming virtual compost seminar classes with your friends and tag a few that you think would enjoy backyard composting. You can find a link to our events on Facebook or on our website

3. Give Your Compost Some Attention: step outside and take some time to aerate your compost pile, learn about a new material you can compost, or harvest compost to use in your garden. 

Check out this beautiful poster from Composting Council. Any poster featuring an adorable bee bottom gets two thumbs up from me.

Happy International Compost Awareness Week, composting friends. Compost on!