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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 & Kitchen

Nothing is wasted when you learn how to recycle your yard debris and kitchen scraps. New classes this series focus on preventing food waste and using backyard compost tumblers.

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Take a Bite Out of Food Waste: Learn to Waste Less
Tuesday, Oct. 8 | 6–7:30 p.m.
Puyallup Library

Saturday, Oct. 19 | 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Sumner Pierce County Library

Backyard Compost Tumblers 101
Wednesday, Oct. 23 | 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)

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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. 21, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Metro Parks Tacoma Headquarters

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6–8 p.m.
Franklin Pierce Farm

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 6–8 p.m.
WSU Puyallup (Victoria Room)

Thursday, Oct. 10, 6–8 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Library

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6–8 p.m.
Graham Library

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Shred Events

Shredded paper is no longer accepted
 our recycling program

Bring your documents to a Pierce County-sponsored shred event. It's free and your private information remains secure.

The shred truck will be in Sumner this Saturday. See the full schedule at

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