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Cooking Up Compost (Kilsyth)

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Event description

Learn how to turn your kitchen scraps and garden waste into compost with Zero Waste Victoria and Kirsteen Macleod from the Compost Depot. In this interactive session, Kirsteen will explain what you need for a great backyard compost, and how to tell when it’s ready to use on the garden. 

During the workshop, you will learn:

  • What materials, processes and tools you need to get started
  • What can and can’t go in a backyard compost

What you’ll get:

  • Opportunities to ask questions and get help with your own backyard set-up


Kirsteen Macleod has a background in Chemistry/Biochemistry with a Masters of Environment from the University of Melbourne. She is a dedicated volunteer with several community groups including Zero Waste Victoria and is passionate about environmental sustainability. She founded The Compost Depot in 2017 and was awarded a $200K grant to run community compost hubs in Darebin. She lives in Ivanhoe with her husband and two dogs and works at Bulleen Art & Garden.

This event is proudly funded by Yarra Ranges Council Grants for Community program.

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