Community Composting Launch

Community Composting Launch

Community Composting Launch:  Saturday, November 28th at Centre Des Grands-Vents

Join us to welcome the newest members of our team fighting against waste – our community composters :Saturday, November 28th

Special Guest: Le jardinier paresseux – Larry Hodgson

Information

  • Date: Saturday, November 28th
  • Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm (doors open at 1:00pm)
  • Who: Activity open to all ages (Please note: Larry Hodgson’s presentation lasts approximately 45 minutes. For young children, there will be several small activities and crafts available to do while they listen.)
  • Registration: Register online here. Please indicate the number of people in your household who will be attending, and the age(s) of all children who will be participating. Please also indicate if others members of your bubble plan to register and the names of each person (so that we can assign places at the same table).
  • Contribution: 5$ per household
  • Bring: A nut-free snack and a container with peelings/leftovers of fruits and vegetables (optional)

How

  • Virtual interactive presentation on composting with Le Jardinier parresseux – Larry Hodgson
  • Ask all your composting questions!
  • Quiz and prizes
  • Mini-workshop – Make your own Tawashi sponge
  • Launch the community composts

Bring

  • A small container of fruit or vegetable peels/leftovers to add to the composts.
  • A nut-free snack
  • Register with your bubble and we will assign you places at the same table.
  • Registration is by household (individual or family).
  • With your registration, each household will receive a composting kit (a bucket, cover, and some small presents!)

Registration by email before Thursday, November 26th at 12:00 pm To register, please contact Clare at jeunesse@acfsj.ca or at (709) 726-4900.


Community composting on the rise

BAPTISTE RICARD-CHÂTELAIN / Le Soleil -19 September 2019

Although it still plans to start collecting food waste for its biomethanization plant in 2022, Quebec City continues to fund new community composting sites. By the end of the year, there will be 31 such sites on the capital’s territory.
For several years now, the Craque-Bitume community organization has been gradually expanding the service, especially in the central neighbourhoods. “At the beginning of 2019, 22 sites were in operation and funded in Quebec City, all located in the borough of La Cité-Limoilou, except one [in Charlesbourg],” reads a recently posted municipal document.