4:00 – 6:00pm, Every Wednesday In June (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th)
16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend. We’ll be in the garden!
Curious about composting? Need some troubleshooting tips for your stagnant compost bin?Whether you have questions about your current set up or are looking to start one at home, we can help you get the most out of your backyard composting. Come get your questions answered over a beer in the Kansas Ave Learning Garden. Join Environmental Center staff in the compost demonstration area of the learning garden for a casual compost Q&A every Wednesday in June, anytime from 4-6.
June 11, 2013 – 12:00 – 1:00
The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave (near McMenamins & Troy Field)
Join Environmental Center staff as we explore the ins and outs of everyday ways to Rethink Waste. We’ll go over ways to reduce waste at the source and prevent it through reuse, common questions and clarifications for local recycling, and a special focus on all the composting options available. Bring a bag lunch to enjoy during the presentation – extra points if you bring a waste free lunch!
June 14 and 15, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Household hazardous waste is accepted for free at the Hazardous Waste Facility. Business-generated hazardous waste is not accepted on this day.
Underground Crew: Worm It! @ Your Local Library
June 18, 19 & 20th
Join Environmental Center staff at your local library for the “Underground Crew: Worm It” series the week of June 18 – 20. Youth ages 6-11 will enjoy a hands on session about worms and composting. Find all the listings on the Deschutes County Library events calendar.
See the culmination of different youth groups and classrooms’ work as they repurposed discarded, leftover and trash items into a community reclaimed art project to encourage people to Rethink Waste. The Art of Recycling will be on display throughout Central Oregon and is now available for schools, businesses and organizations to set up temporarily to highlight their waste reduction efforts.
October: Bend Downtown Public Library
November: Redmond Public Library
January: LaPine Public Library
March: The Workhouse, Last Saturday at The Old Ironworks, March 30
April: Redmond Earth Day Fair, Saturday April 20 & Whole Foods Market, April 23 – 30
May, June, July, August: Your business, organization or community event!
If you would like to borrow the Rethink Waste art project please contact us!