The Glendale Environmental Coalition is pleased to partner with the Sierra Club, Verdugo Hills Chapter, to bring you a free four-part educational series on managing organic waste, landscapes, fire risk, and water use. We hope you enjoy the recording of our webinar on many methods to manage your organic waste!
Virtual Program Recorded:
Sunday, June 27, 2021

Are you composting curious?

Whether you live in an apartment, condo, or house, learn several different ways to compost.

This webinar covers beginner approaches as well as tips for experienced composters. Information will include the discounted compost and worm bins available to Glendale residents, where to buy red wiggler worms locally, the new organic bins coming to homeowners, special tips for folks in condos/apartments, and places that will accept your food waste and even give you soil amendment in return! You do NOT have to be a gardener or have a garden to participate!

* Etienne Ozorak, Integrated Waste Superintendent of the City of Glendale
* Regina Wheeler, Recycling Coordinator of the City of Glendale Public Works Department Integrated Waste Management Division
* Gerald Mendoza, Public Works Assistant of the City of Glendale Public Works Department Integrated Waste Management Division
* Moderated by Monica Campagna, Franklin Elementary Campus Caretaker, Former Franklin Elementary Green Team Lead, GEC Steering Committee Member



City of Glendale presents Master Gardner Erin Harris’ Introduction to Composting. This is a valuable, comprehensive video on composting, worm composting and the Bokashi method.

Glendale City Composting website:

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LA Compost:

Organics Recycling Coming in 2022: “Food scraps are clogging landfills and making climate change worse. How that’ll change in 2022” (GREATER LA with Steve Chiotakis – KCRW:)