Master the Art of Composting

Irving's Master Composter Training Program
The City of Irving offers the Master Composter Training Course for those individuals desiring gain in-depth insight into composting and to help teach others.

This program is open to all those who wish to attend and the cost is a $20 deposit (check payable to the City of Irving). The deposit will be refunded at end of class to those that attend.

Seating is limited. Attendees must be at least 13 years old. Participants must bring their own lunch; snacks and drinks are provided. 

Graduates will receive:
  • In-depth knowledge about backyard composting and vermicomposting, as well as educational materials.
  • Hands-on experience and tours.
  • T-Shirt and certificate of completion.
  • C. E. Shepherd compost bin.
  • Compost thermometer, upon completion of 20 volunteer hours.
Registrants are required to attend two days of training. Graduates must give 40 hours of volunteer time to the community through composting and recycling activities within a year of graduation. 

To register call (972) 721-2533 or register online under “Classes and Events.”