In observance of Thanksgiving, several Cary services will be unavailable or modified on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27. Facilities will remain closed, and curbside collection for Thursday will move one day later to Friday. GoCary will not operate on Thursday, but will resume normal operation schedule on Friday, November 27. Read more.

Volunteers cleaning a streamAs a sign of our commitment to being good stewards of our finite natural resources we provide useful environmental education options to our community. Students of all ages can learn more about living green the Cary way with our available workshops, facilities and teacher resources.

Compost Education Center

Head on out to Bond Park and take a self-guided walking tour to learn about options for composting, gardening and more.

Compost Giveaway Workshops

Sign up for this free workshop to more about home composting and other techniques to keep your lawn and garden green and receive free bags of compost.

Other Educational Resources

Check out our game kit to help teach your group of students about recycling, composting and waste diversion.

Water Education and Tour options are also available.