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Free Compost Workshop in October

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to compost your food waste at home for free!

This workshop is now booked out, but you’re welcome to pop your name on the waiting list at the bottom of the page.

After a successful 2017 where we delivered The Home Composting Project with the City of Hobart, we’re very happy to announce another round of free composting workshops for YOU to support you to compost your food waste at home and keep it out of landfill where it becomes a pollutant.

Why compost? Because…. Did you know that food waste comprises nearly half of the rubbish in an average household rubbish bin and that up to (and over) 40% of landfills across Australia consist of pure food waste. Yuck! Once in landfill, food waste undergoes anaerobic decomposition (because of the lack of oxygen) and generates methane. When released into the atmosphere, methane is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

So by composting your food waste you’re diverting it from landfill and transforming it into nutrient-dense compost. Perfect for growing a great veggie patch in your own home or community garden!

This workshop will cover how to compost food waste with:

  • Chickens,
  • Small compost bins,
  • Large compost bays and piles, and
  • Compost worm farms.
  • Plus – Hannah will answer any questions you have about other systems too.


Your compost teacher

Hannah Moloney is director of Good Life Permaculture, co-founder of The Hobart City Farm and brings *many* years of experience to composting. She’s worked with Cultivating Community and the City of Yarra running innovative community composting programs plus a number of home composting pilot projects with the City of Hobart. Passionate about composting food waste, Hannah educates people how to harness this precious resource and transform this kitchen waste into garden gold!


October 6, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Mathers House
108 - 110 Bathurst St
Hobart, 7000 Australia


Good Life Permaculture