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Construct Your Own Traditional Compost Bin - County of San Diego

*REGISTRATION FOR THIS WEBINAR IS FULL. Unincorporated San Diego County residents can request access to the webinar recording by emailing* Are you filled with DIY spirit and ready to start composting at home? If so, join us for this virtual workshop to learn how to construct your own backyard compost bin, perfect for simple maintenance and composting success! This is Part 1 of our 4-part Traditional Composting Series.


Join Solana Center for this 1-hour webinar where you will learn how to construct a simple, economical, and effective backyard compost bin. The bin we'll assemble, pictured above, has a stacking design for easy creation and turning of your compost pile. Our experienced staff will be joined by guest speaker and professional carpenter Jim Gale, who will demonstrate each step of the construction process and explain how the right bin can contribute to successful composting at home.

This webinar will be held using Zoom, so please note that you will need to have the Zoom application installed on your device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) to attend and participate. You will receive the link to join upon registering.

This webinar is funded by the County of San Diego and is intended for residents of unincorporated County. Anyone may attend, however, the webinar recording will be available for 7 days after the live presentation to unincorporated County residents only.

In this webinar, we will cover the following topics

  • Important features of effective compost bins
  • Materials needed for your backyard composting bin
  • Steps in the construction process
  • Additional options for homemade compost bins

***REGISTRATION FOR THIS WEBINAR IS FULL*** Unincorporated San Diego County residents can request access to the webinar recording by emailing We expect to hold more webinars on this topic in the summer, so keep an eye on our Upcoming Events page!

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Event Classification
Funding Source Contract-funded
Category Composting Workshop
Contract County Composting
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities
April 6th, 2021 6:00 PM   through   7:00 PM
Virtual - Your Home Computer
United States
Main Phone: (760)436-7986

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