A free backyard composting and waste reduction workshop is 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in the conference room of the Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 S. Union St., Kennewick.
The session will include information on recycling, burning laws, household hazardous waste disposal and litter laws, as well as a program on composting yard and kitchen waste by Marianne Ophardt from the Washington State University Benton County Extension.
Sponsors include the city of Richland, Benton and Franklin county solid waste departments, the Benton Clean Air Agency and WSU Cooperative Extension Office.
Participants will receive a composting bin and soft-bound book. Seats are limited. To sign up, call 735-3551.