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Eco Camp

Let's Build a Compost Bin!

Amalia Adiv

Come discover why it is important to compost and what kinds of things belong in a compost bin. Then let's build our own special container and make a promise to Earth to compost one thing every day!

Materials Needed

Empty 2-liter soda bottle

Sharp knife (grownups may cut off the top of the bottle before class)

Nail (grownups may punch holes in the bottle before class)

Shredded newspaper

Dirt from outside (not potting soil)

Compostables (vegetable scraps, grass clippings, coffee grounds)

Dead leaves (small handful)

Flat dish

Spray bottle with water

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Photos From Class

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Cassidy is building a compost bin w/ Ms. Amalia
Hannah and Toby exploring trash and composting.
Cassidy is ready to make a compost bin with Ms. Amalia
Averie creating a mini landfill