ALL WEEK: No-Charge Residential Food Scraps Drop-Off Program
Residents can bring buckets of food scraps and other compostable material for no charge to be composted. For what can composted visit accgov.com/Compost or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring to the following locations:
CHaRM (roll carts outside gate) at 1005 College Ave., available 24 hours/7 days
Solid Waste Administrative Office (roll cart outside to the right of the entrance) at 725 Hancock Industrial Way
Athens-Clarke County Landfill (across from scale house) at 5700 Lexington Road, Monday-Friday: 8-3
ALL WEEK: KACCB Compost Book Donation
The Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Board of Directors is proud to support the donation of a compost themed book for all Athens-Clarke County Green School Libraries, Master Composters, and the ACC and Pinewoods Libraries. This year’s title is Grow Your Soil! by Diane Miessler, 2020.
ALL WEEK: Compost Bins for Sale
Ready to start composting at home? Earth Machine Compost bins are available from Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful for $52 (tax included). You may purchase online using a credit card at http://accgov.com/kaccbcomposting. KACCB will contact you to arrange for contact-free pick up when we receive your order.
TUESDAY, MAY 5: Virtual facility tour of the ACC Composting Operations
With a growing interest in composting and reducing the environmental impact of doing business, commercial composting operations have expanded in Georgia and around the country. Come learn with ACC Solid Waste Program Education Specialist, Mason Towe, how ACC is handling compost on a large scale.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 6: UGA Extension Virtual Green Thumb Lecture with Suki Janssen- Composting 101
Learn the basics of composting and how to get started with composting at home.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
THURSDAY, MAY 7: Composting Basics and Q&A with Lily Dabbs, 2020 UGArden Composting Intern
10-15 minute workshop/talk, 5-10 minute Q&A
FRIDAY, MAY 8: Coffee & Composting
Join us for a virtual session at Hendershot’s, to showcase their waste reduction efforts and use of compostable wares in the shop. There will also be a musical performance by ACC Program Education Specialist, Mason Towe and a special theatrical presentation from the ACC Solid Waste staff that you don't want to miss.
SATURDAY, MAY 9: Free 18-gallon bins of compost at CHaRM (while supplies last) - Limit 1 per household
Bring your own shovel, or use one of ours from the KACCB Toolshed (sanitized before each use). Individuals will drive around the loop at the CHaRM to grab their 18-gallon recycling tote bin, bring it to one of the compost pile stations, and fill up their bin with a shovel. Classic City Compost is made from leaf & limb material mixed with food scraps brought to the commercial composting facility.
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
1005 College Ave, Athens, GA