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Master Recycler Vancouver 2018

  • 21 Mar 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • 16 May 2018
  • 8:30 PM
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  • This is a deposit only. The full $30 will be refunded when the course requirements are complete. Payment can be made online with Paypal or credit card, or by mail, or in person by cheque, credit card or cash.

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Join fellow waste reduction enthusiasts and become an advocate for the three Rs in your community as a Master Recycler (and Composter!) in the Vancouver Lower Mainland.

Master Recyclers are trained on waste prevention, recycling and composting through an extensive eight week course featuring experts from industry and field trips to local waste processing and recycling facilities. 

Once training is complete, participants are guided to invest 30 volunteer hours in the community doing things like: staffing booths and recycling stations at events, creating a radio show, neighbourhood cleanup recycling projects, and educating schools, communities or stratas. When they have completed volunteer hours, participants become Certified Master Recyclers and are encouraged to continue their community outreach.

Class Schedule:

1. March 21th - Waste: Up Close and Personal
Location: TBA
2. March 28st - Is Recycling the Solution? You Decide
Location: TBA
3. April 4th - Where is ‘Away’?
Location: TBA
4. April 11th - Back to the Future: a Circular Economy
Location: TBA
April 18: Break
5. April 25th - From Soil, to Soil: Deep Dive into Compost and Anaerobic Digestion
Location: TBA
6. May 2nd - You Can Fix That! Toxic Waste
Location: TBA
7. May 9nd - Your Turn Now: Behaviour Change and Reaching Out
Location: TBA
8. May 16th - Wrapping Up: Participant Presentations and What Comes Next?
Location: TBA

Class locations to be announced. Classes will be held in the Vancouver area. Past class spaces have been at community centers, professional schools, maker spaces and local businesses.

Registration Requirements:
In order to complete the course, you must be able to attend 7 out of 8 classes and complete 30 hours of community engagement. If you are unable to commit to completing the course in advance, please do not register and allow others to do so.

Thank you,
The Master Recycler Vancouver Team

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

2305 West 7th Ave 

Vancouver, BC  V6K 1Y4

T: 604.736.7732
E:  admin@spec.bc.ca

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