Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting. Learn how to turn your kitchen and yard waste into black gold. Backyard composting is an easy, inexpensive and natural process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into a valuable, nutrient rich food for your garden while keeping these organic wastes out of our landfills. Join us to learn the basics of backyard composting, why it's important to compost, what to add and not to add to a compost pile, how to maintain a compost pile, and how to use finished compost. Attendees will receive an Earth Machine composter compliments of Centre Region Council of Governements' Refuse and Recycling Program. Led by Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority and Centre Region Refuse and Recycling Program staff. Advance registration is required, at least one week in advance.