During the COVID-19 pandemic, our education staff are offering free online webinars and workshops about waste management. Learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle from the comfort of your own home.
The online sessions below are broadcast though Microsoft Teams. They are available for all ages and are fun and informative for the whole family!
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Upcoming Public Sessions
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via Microsoft Teams
With the holidays approaching it’s a great time to start a discussion around reducing food waste; from planning, to shopping, to food storage tips. Halifax Solid Waste is happy to host this webinar and offer tips on how to reduce food waste over the holidays and all year long!
To join the webinar, click here.
Free Online Workshops
To book a workshop below, just click on the workshop title to send us your preferred date and time. An educator will contact you to confirm your booking and to send you a meeting invitation for the workshop. For all other inquiries, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Life Cycle of Recycling Workshops
Have you ever wondered whether it belongs in the garbage or recycling? This workshop will help you become a recycling champion through learning how to sort waste at home.
Have you ever wondered what your recycling, paper and organic waste is turned into? Join us for a “show and tell” where you’ll get to see examples of products made from our everyday waste items.
Waste Reduction & Healthy Yards Workshops
Learn about waste reduction and maintaining healthy soil through backyard composting, vermicomposting and compost tea! To book a workshop, just click on the title of a workshop below and send us your preferred date and time. An educator will contact you to confirm your booking and to send you a meeting invitation for the workshop.
Help divert waste from our landfill by learning how to reduce single use plastics! With the Nova Scotia Plastic Bag Ban coming into effect on October 30th it’s a great time to discuss alternatives to single use plastics.
Learn tips to help reduce food waste! From meal planning to shopping and food storage tips, we will provide tips for how you can save on your grocery bill while helping to reduce waste!
Are you interested in backyard composting at home? This workshop will teach you how to turn your kitchen scraps into a valuable fertilizer without bringing odours or pests into your neighbourhood!
Are you interested in learning how red wiggler worms can help you turn food scraps into “gardeners gold”? This workshop will teach you how to care for your worms so that they can create nutrient rich castings for your lawn and garden
You won’t want to serve this to your family, but your garden and lawn will love it! This workshop will teach you how to create a powerful liquid inoculant to nourish your yard.
Green Cart Maintenance
Do you want to learn about municipal composting along with tips on how to maintain you green cart at home? This workshop will provide you with tip to help keep your green cart tidy and give you some background on our municipal organics program.