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Teachers Invited to Composting Workshop

Jul 29, 2014

Teachers of all grades and subjects are encouraged to participate in a free Composting Workshop on Monday, August 11 from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. at Hollis Grade School, 5613 W. Tuscarora Rd, Peoria. The workshop is presented by Peoria County's Recycling and Resource Conservation Department in conjunction with Hollis Grade School staff. Teachers from the tri-county area are invited to learn why composting food waste is important, how to compost food waste produced at school, and a variety of classroom activities to encourage composting. Teachers will be provided the information necessary to begin a successful composting program in their classroom or their school.

Teachers participating in the workshop will earn Continuing Professional Development credits through the Illinois Science Teachers Association. Teachers may register for the workshop by contacting Peoria County's Recycling Educator Becca Cottrell at 681-2551 or

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