Backyard Composting

How to Compost  yard & food wastes


Composting Workshops

Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend and the Washington Department of Ecology have partnered to offer composting workshops, generally offered in the Spring as funding allows.  Composting Workshop advertised in the local newspapers and announced on the Public Works/Solid Waste home page.  Or, contact the Jefferson County Environmental Health Division , 360-379-4491, to be placed on a waiting list for the next workshop.

Community Gardens

Friends and neighbors are a great source of information to manage yard waste at home or cooperatively at a Community Garden. Click the link to learn more about community gardens or to find a community garden near you.  Get some hands-on advice on composting, or get inspired to start your own community garden!


Related websites:

Gardening in Jefferson County

Organic Farming Systems and Nutrient Management, including Composts and Nutrition Management