Composting is nature's way of recycling food and yard waste. It is a process that naturally occurs when organic materials are returned to the soil through decomposition.
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Master Composter Class
Metro Beautification & Environment Commission, a division of Metro Public Works offers the Master Composter Class each fall. EMAIL US to be placed on the waiting list. The Master Composter Class is designed to provide practical and in-depth information about backyard composting techniques & bins and institutional & municipal composting techniques and issues. The purpose of the class is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills so that they can teach others the basics of backyard composting and be informed about composting possibilities in the community.
Visit our Backyard Composting Demonstration Site
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Compost Bins Available from Metro Beautification
To encourage backyard composting, Metro Beautification/Public Works has compost bins and supplies available at our Omohundro Convenience Center.
Omohundro Convenience Center
1019 Omohundro Place, Nashville, TN 37210
Hours: Tues. - Sat., 8:30am - 4:30p.m.
Payment may be made in cash or by check (payable to Metro Public Works)
All sales are FINAL. No returns or exchanges.
If you have questions about the appropriateness of the composting bin for your situation, please read the compost information on this website before making your final selection.