County’s environmental educator to give composting workshop
JOLIET – Will County Environmental Educator Joan O’Keefe will give an outdoor workshop on composting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Joliet Library Black Road Branch.
Composting 101 will be presented on the library lawn and is geared toward adults.
The workshop will cover:
- The basics of backyard and vermicomposting and how to make a compost bin;
- How to get maximum decomposition in a bin, and;
- County and municipal rules that may apply to your backyard bin.
To register, go to link: https://jolietlibrary.libcal.com/event/7967798 . Bring a blanket or lawn chair to use during the one-hour program. The program is free.
The Black Road Branch is at 3395 Black Road. In case of bad weather, the event will be moved indoors.
O’Keefe works in the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division. For more information about RRE, go to willcountygreen.com.