BSA Troop 759 | Berwick Alternative Composting Bins

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” fullwidth=”yes”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”BSA Troop 759 Service Project Portfolio” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%236e6e6e|line_height:1.25″ google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Service Project Plan Overview” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23006688|line_height:1.25″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Project leader: Gabriel Daly, Life Scout, BSA Troop 759[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Project Summary” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:18px|text_align:left|color:%236e6e6e|line_height:1.25″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]BSA Troop 759 has volunteered to make composting bins for Berwick Alternative School to support their community garden.  The composting bins will be constructed from pallet wood collected and recycled from the neighborhood and fitted with removable front panels for easy transfer and a lid to limit moisture intake.

Project Details:

  • Collect spare pallets from the Olde Towne East neighborhood
  • Disassemble pallets and recover lumber
  • Design the structure with removable door
  • Collect materials to assemble the structure
  • Recruit Scouts to build and secure the structure
  • Coordinate with Berwick Alternative Schools for placement
  • Install the composting bins and provide initial materials for composting
  • Deliver a guide to soil & water conservation to Berwick Alternative School

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Key Leadership Skills” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:18px|text_align:left|color:%236e6e6e|line_height:1.25″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Home Repairs

Soil & Water Conservation

Citizenship in the Community

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1571923781404{border-top-width: 20px !important;border-right-width: 10px !important;border-bottom-width: 20px !important;border-left-width: 10px !important;border-left-color: #c9332e !important;border-left-style: inset !important;border-right-color: #c9332e !important;border-right-style: inset !important;border-top-color: #c9332e !important;border-top-style: inset !important;border-bottom-color: #c9332e !important;border-bottom-style: inset !important;border-radius: 10px !important;}”][vc_gallery interval=”3″ images=”729″ img_size=”large” title=”Project Images”][vc_column_text]Composting creates rich fertile soil for use in flower and vegetable gardens by promoting decomposition from natural materials.  The composting bin for Berwick Alternative Schools is a Service Project from BSA Troop 759 to support community gardening, soil & water conservation and citizenship in the community.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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