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Fall Classes

It’s not too late to think about your garden or learn about composting!
Sign up for our free classes to learn how to turn your food scraps and yard debris into compost, and how to prepare your garden for next year’s harvest.

Zero Waste Garden

Nothing is wasted when you learn how to recycle your yard debris and kitchen scraps. Classes are held at WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room).

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Composting: The Breakdown
Tuesday, Sept. 25 | 6–8 p.m.

Family Vermicomposting!
Wednesday, Oct. 3 | 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18 | 6–8 p.m.

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Edible Gardens

Learn how to use your garden’s organic waste to improve your soil, and prepare your garden for winter.

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Composting Basics & Putting the Garden to Bed
Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Metro Parks Tacoma Headquarters

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)

Thursday, Oct. 11, 6–8 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Library

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6–8 p.m.
Graham Library

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Shred Events

A better alternative to your recycling cart

Instead of shredding at home, bring your documents to a Pierce County-sponsored shred event. It's free and your private information remains secure.

Shred trucks will be in Lakewood and Key Peninsula this Saturday. See the schedule at

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