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Environmental Waste Services

There will be no disruption to trash and recycling collection on Tuesday, July 4. If Tuesday is your collection day, please have carts out no later than 7 a.m.

 

COMPOSTING 101

Please join us for a free introductory course on composting. Learn how to keep your yard trimmings and other organic materials from ending up in the landfill, while producing a beneficial soil amendment for all your gardening needs.

When: Saturday, August 19 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Where: Garland Environmental Waste Services: 1434 Commerce St., Garland, TX 75040

Event Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=ndzeipdab&oeidk=a07ee97rqe92d8cfc52

Instructors: Mike Norten & David Vines, composting masters who have been teaching the course for many years.

Cost: $0! Breakfast snacks provided.

Other Info.: Children can come as long as they do not create a disruption – older children would likely be OK. Younger children would probably get bored/lose interest due to the technical nature of the content. Parking is in front of the admin. building, the employee lot, and across the street at fire admin. The course is at an introductory to intermediate level.

For more information: EWS@GarlandTX.gov, 972-205-3500.