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Upcoming Events
  • Barstow MC Meeting
    Starts: 11:30 AM
    Ends: August 16, 2014 - 1:30 PM
    Location: Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow)
    Description: The Barstow Master Composters meet the third Saturday of the month at the Desert Discovery Center (831 Barstow Rd-Barstow) to discuss Master Composter business and share gardening and conservation information. The public is welcome to attend.
  • JPA Board
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: August 21, 2014 - 12:00 PM
    Location: Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility, 17000 Abbey Lane, Victorville
  • Victor Valley Master Composter Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: September 9, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D (14343 Civic Dr - Victorville)

Master Composters

The High Desert & Mountain Master Composters are looking for interested citizens who would like to become “Master Composters” as part of a program offered by the Mojave Desert & Mountain Recycling JPA and participating cities and towns.

Classes are FREE and provide you with what you need to know about composting as well as a network of like-minded people to help you along the way.

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Approximately four hours of FREE training about how composting works and different composting techniques.
  • Valuable Composting/Gardening Handbooks & Fact Sheets on:
• Greencycling Options• Uses for Fresh Mulch

• Uses for Composted Greenwaste

• Vermicomposting (worms!)• Water Conservation

• Useful Gardening Ideas

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

Volunteer some of your time to help educate your friends, neighbors, and other members of the public and about the benefits of composting and how to reduce yard waste.

  • The opportunity to meet and network with other local gardening enthusiasts.
  • Fun! Make new friends with other High Desert residents who share a common interest in gardening.

For more information, contact the Recycling Authority at 1 888-URECYCLE or
Don Woo, Master Composter Coordinator at (951) 265-8699 / composting@urecycle.org.