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 webinars and workshops 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 Webinars
Food Waste Reduction Webinar
Monday October 19, 10:00am Microsoft Teams
Celebrate Waste Reduction Week Canada by learning how to reduce food waste! From meal planning to shopping and food storage tips, there’s no better time to talk about reducing food waste than during harvest time in Nova Scotia. To join the webinar, please click this link: https://bit.ly/3nAXPmG
Reduce Single Use Webinar
Wednesday October 21, 10:00am Microsoft Teams
Celebrate Waste Reduction Week Canada 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. To join the webinar, please click this link: https://bit.ly/33Fgnu5
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To book a workshop below, just click on the title of a workshop 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.
Life Cycle of Recycling Workshops
What Goes Where: Sorting it Out
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.
What Does it Become? Turning Old into New
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.
Healthy Yards & Waste Reduction Workshops
Learn how to maintain 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.
Backyard Composting Basics
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!
Vermicomposting: Harness Worm Power
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
Compost Tea: A Healthy Drink for your Garden and Lawn
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
All About Green Carts!
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.