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Boston Compost Certification Program

Do you want to keep food out of the trash and live more sustainably? Join the Boston Compost Certification Program to learn the "hows" and "whys" of composting in Boston.

  • Have questions? Contact 311:

  • Location

    1 CITY HALL SQUARE 

    ROOM 714

    BOSTON, MA 02201-2024

Program Overview

Participants will learn about the impact of food waste on the environment and its connection to climate change. Each module will include practical knowledge, hands-on activities, and guest speakers.

The program will help Boston residents become experts on all things compost, and feel empowered to act in their neighborhoods to encourage others to compost and educate them on best practices. 

We will provide materials and tools for participants as well as opportunities to support community composting projects through volunteering. Join us for an exciting and rewarding program- where you’ll become a compost champion for the City of Boston!

Every participant will receive a special gift bag to get started on their compost journey.

 

Enroll Now

Contact: Public Works

Session 1: Sign up here!

Saturday April 6, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Soil Science

Saturday April 13, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Composting 101

Saturday April 20, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Climate Change and Compost

Saturday April 27, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Large Scale Composting

 

Session 2: Sign up here!

Saturday May 11, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Soil Science

Saturday May 18, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Composting 101

Saturday June 1, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Large Scale Composting

Saturday June 8, 2024 (10am-12 noon) - Climate Change and Compost

  • Have questions? Contact 311:

  • Location

    1 CITY HALL SQUARE 

    ROOM 714

    BOSTON, MA 02201-2024

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