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Free Composting Workshops

free composting workshop
Come learn to compost! Compost bin sales are held two Fridays and two Saturdays of each month from 9am to 12pm. At all events, we'll have discounted compost bins ($20 each) for sale. Bagged TOPGRO soil amendment is available only at the Lopez Canyon location. All sales are final. Free mulch is available at both locations as well—please bring your own container and shovel. Proof of City of Los Angeles residence is required for discounted sales. Please note that events may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather; feel free to call in advance.

At the Saturday workshops, experts will review backyard composting, smart gardening, worm composting, and grasscycling. There is no cost to attend. Please note that Friday events are bin sales only; Workshops are only held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month at 10am. To learn more, download the flyer.

GRIFFITH PARK COMPOSTING FACILITY

5400 Griffith Park Drive
  • Cash and check are accepted.

griffith park composting facility

Friday Schedule
Saturday Schedule
13-Jan14-Jul28-Jan22-Jul
10-Feb11-Aug25-Feb26-Aug
10-Mar8-Sep25-Mar23-Sep
14-Apr13-Oct22-Apr28-Oct
12-May3-Nov20-May18-Nov
9-Jun8-Dec24-Jun 

Contact:
Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division
Phone: 213-485-2260
Email: srcrd@lacity.org

Directions:
From 134 Freeway
Exit Forest Lawn Drive
Turn left on Zoo Drive
Turn right on Griffith Park Drive
Compost Facility at the top of hill on left


LOPEZ CANYON ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

11950 Lopez Canyon Road
  • Only checks are accepted

lopez canyon composting facility

Friday Schedule*
3rd Friday of the month
Saturday Schedule*
2nd Saturday of the month
20-Jan21-Jul14-Jan8-Jul
17-Feb18-Aug11-Feb12-Aug
17-Mar15-Sep11-Mar9-Sep
21-Apr20-Oct8-Apr14-Oct
19-May17-Nov13-May11-Nov
16-Jun15-Dec10-Jun9-Dec

Contact:
Solid Resources Processing and Construction Division
Phone: 213-485-0703
Email: srpcd@lacity.org

Directions:
From 210 Freeway 
Exit Paxton Street
Turn north
Enter gate, workshop on left