Compost-Con North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
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Compost-Con North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Compost-Con
Free  .  Past

Compost-Con

Free  .  Past

Learn everything you need to know at this special composting convention! Local composting experts will be on-site to teach you everything you need to know about local programs and how to get started!

"👉 Join us on July 13 to learn everything you need to know about composting, like how to get started, at home methods, and more! 

Come see exhibits on compost and food waste reduction, hear from some awesome speakers and check out the NCMNS BRAND NEW compost program!

🍌 More details about what you'll learn: http://bit.ly/32ciORT

We now partner with CompostNow to provide Members a two week free trial and 10% off the first 3 months of residential service – with special link: www.compostnow.org/offer/NCmuseumofsciences

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Did you know that the banana peel you threw away yesterday will live forever in the landfill? Landfills are not designed to break down waste, only store it. The trash you throw away is sealed under rubber and clay, and without oxygen, it cannot decompose.

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Who will be there:

✨ BSF Composting
NC Composting Council
Black Soldier Fly (BSF) grubs are efficient consumers of food waste including meats and dairy products, their castings are great fertilizer and the grubs themselves are fabulous chicken feed.  The NC Composting Council display includes a bowl of BSF grubs and a simple bin that can be used at home for BSF composting.

✨ Cary It Green
Town of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Explore composting, urban agriculture, community environmental initiatives, and more in the Town of Cary.

✨ Composting in Your School Lunchroom!
Every Tray Counts
Every Tray Counts works with children, parents and communities to promote responsible purchasing and waste diversion practices in North Carolina schools by replacing lunchroom polystyrene trays with a sustainable alternative, and diverting lunchroom compostable materials away from landfills.

✨ CompostNow
Come learn about compost and get information about CompostNow’s service. There will even be cups for kids to take home compost and seeds to grow at home.

✨ Food Recovery in Capital Area Food Network
Capital Area Food Network
Learn about how Capital Area Food Network, Wake County’s food council, is working through its Food Recovery Circle to raise awareness for and coordinate composting and waste reduction and diversion!"

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 W Jones St
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Saturday, July 13th, 10:00a - 2:00p
Free
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