Upcoming Hawkesbury Living Sustainably Composting Workshop

Compost Making At The Hawkesbury Living Sustainably Workshop

Join Hawkesbury City Council’s free compositing workshop on Friday, 20 October 2023, at the Tebbutt Room in the Deerubbin Centre.

Sustainability Educator Margaret Mossakowska from Moss House will lead the workshop, which is available solely to Hawkesbury residents.

Attendees will have the chance to learn about compost-making techniques such as cold and hot composting in small bins or large compost bays, trench composting, no-dig gardening (or “lasagna”) method, animal manure disposal, and worm farms and worm towers.

Worm Making At The Hawkesbury Living Sustainably Workshop

The workshop starts at 10:00 AM and ends at noon. Slots can be booked online via Eventbrite: Composting Workshop – Hawkesbury. Deerubbin Centre is located at 300 George Street, Windsor, NSW.

It is part of the Council’s Living Sustainability strategy, through the process of achieving net zero emissions plans, urban green strategies, plans and programs.

Also guided by the adopted Net Zero Emissions and Water Efficiency Strategy, the Council seeks to achieve net zero. Therefore, it developed six strategies to make Hawkesbury Local Government Area more sustainable.

Named ‘Towards a zero-waste community,’ the fourth strategy intends to rethink waste as a resource and diversion of waste and a circular economy approach. 

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