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May 2017

UMaine Farmington Compost Sale/Open House

May 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
154 Dump Rd, Farmington, Maine, 154 Dump Rd
Farmington, ME 04938 United States
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Come check out the University of Maine at Farmington's Compost Cooperative! They will be having an open house and COMPOST SALE from 9am to 1pm on Sunday May 7th. 154 Dump Rd Farmington

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Seed: Untold Story @ UMF 7pm

May 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lincoln Auditorium, UMF, 111 South St
Farmington, ME 04938 United States
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Come watch the documentary "Seed: The Untold Story" and learn about crop diversity and seed saving. In Lincoln Auditorium on UMaine Farmington's campus at 7pm on May 7th. Watch the trailer here! http://www.seedthemovie.com/trailer

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Solid Waste Operator Forum @11:30am

May 9, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 125 Manley Rd
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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The next Solid Waste Operator Forum well be held at AVCOG on Tuesday, May 9th starting at 11:30 am. AGENDA • Mark King, Maine DEP Discussion about ways to start an on-site composting program at your transfer facility; rules and regulation that apply to composting on site; rules and regulation relative to adding food scraps to an on-site composting program; other composting opportunities in the state; ways you can begin recovering food scraps for composting or anaerobic digestion at your…

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Bangor Greendrinks @Fork&Spoon

May 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fork and Spoon Restaurant, 76 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Come to Fork & Spoon Restaurant on May 9th from 5pm to 8pm for a Bangor Greendrinks event hosted by the Maine Resource Recovery Association. There will be a raffle for composting equipment!

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Just Eat It Showing @ BPL

May 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bangor Public LIbrary, 145 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The Natural Resources Council of Maine is sponsoring a showing of JUST EAT IT, A FOOD WASTE STORY, at the Bangor Public Library on May 9th at 5:30pm. Come one, come all and see exactly where your food is going.

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DIVE showing @ Urban Farm Fermentory 7pm

May 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Come watch the documentary DIVE at the Urban Farm Fermentory on Tuesday May 9th at 7pm! Hosted by Ecomaine and UFF, come see how easy it is to live off the food we throw away! About the film: Inspired by a curiosity about our country's careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles' supermarkets. In…

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Massabesic MS Compost Sale

May 10, 2017
Massabesic Middle School, 134 Old Alfred Rd
East Waterboro, ME 04030 United States
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Come get some fresh compost from the Massabesic Middle School's cafeteria food scrap program! They will go on sale May 10th until they run out!

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Composting: Black Gold from Green Waste @ Brewer Public Library

May 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main Street
Brewer, ME 04412 United States
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To celebrate Maine Composts Week, the Library will be partnering with the Maple Street Community Garden to bring you this FREE program "Composting: Black Gold from Green Waste." Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 10, 4:00 PM, and call the Library to sign up!

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Waterville Farmers’ Market Purple Bag Savings Challenge

May 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Waterville Farmer’s Market, 17 Main Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Healthy Waterville will be hosting the Purple Bag Savings Challenge on Thursday, May 11 at the Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market as part of Maine Composts Week. Contestants will be given a purple bag full of many household waste items. Before they start they will be see the bag’s weight. Participants will be timed as they sort the items into the correct bins to correspond with how the city’s recycling program works, including paper, plastic, compostables, returnables, and cardboard. The bag…

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Mars Hill Middle School Composting Demonstration!

May 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mark King and Jay Duncan from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection will be doing a composting demonstration for the Mars Hill Middle School

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