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Apply Today to Become a Denver Master Composter

Now is your chance to become an expert composter and recycler, and to help curb the culture of waste in Denver!

image of master composters on annual tourThe Denver Master Composter Training Program offers Denver residents a unique opportunity to learn about composting and recycling topics, and to give back to the community by sharing this information with others. Through classroom seminars and hands-on experiences, Master Composter participants study a broad range of topics, including the science behind the composting process, compost pile construction, resource conservation, and recycling. In return, Master Composters share this newly acquired knowledge with the community by teaching free “Learn to Compost” workshops and by participating in outreach events at community gardens, schools and local farmers’ markets.  Through learning and giving back to the community, volunteers also build a community of their own – one of like-minded individuals that are motivated to make positive changes in Denver.  

No prior composting experience is required for this program. To read more about the program and to apply, visit or call 303-292-9900. Program details are also available at

The Denver Master Composter Program is offered through the partnership of Denver Recycles and Denver Urban Gardens.  

Become a Denver Master Composter