September STAR Master Composter Program

Certified YardWise Master Composters (MC) complete a 20-hour training course by approved MC instructors, as well as 20 hours of volunteer community service in public compost education and awareness (within six months of completing the course). MC training courses will provide at least 16 hours of classroom time to be supplemented with four hours of hands-on training.

MC training courses will utilize reference texts and curriculum provided by its community coordinator, the City of Houston Green Building Resource Center, with instruction given by Steve Stelzer, Program Director.  Eight guest speakers, familiar with composting at various levels and waste diversion, will provide the majority of the instruction and insight to the attendees.

This program will cost $40.00, payable by check to the City of Houston at the first class.

Thursday, September 20, 5 – 9 p.m.
Friday, September 21, 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, September 22, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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