This popular course consists of eight weeknight classes and two Saturday field trips. Instruction includes topics such as thoughtful consumption, recycling markets and processes, hazardous household products, composting, green building and deconstruction. The course is a blend of presentations by professionals in the field, peer group discussion and project development.
Registration for the April/May 2014 Clackamas County course is now OPEN. Courses will be offered in again in Multnomah and Washington Counties will be offered again in the future.
Participants agree to attend all classes and field trips. After completing the course, graduates agree to volunteer 30 hours of public outreach. It's what makes the Master Recycler Program so special: participants put their skills to work by helping others learn the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Master Recyclers staff information booths at community events, provide presentations, and work on personal projects. They also work to inspire their own neighbors and co-workers.
Attendance at all classes and tours and an agreement to complete the 30 volunteer hours is required to be considered for the Master Recycler Certification.
DATE: Eight consecutive Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. starting on April 2nd and two Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm on April 5th and May 10th. A commitment to attend all ten dates is required for the application to be accepted Spring dates to be announced.
LOCATION: Clackamas County Offices, 150 Beavercreek rd., Oregon City
COST: $50. Scholarships are available.
Deadline for Applications is March 13th at 12 pm. This is a popular course. To ensure a positive learning experience and adequate support for volunteers, class size is limited to 30 people. Applications will all be received up to the deadline and then 30 people will be select on a weighted lottery. All applicants will receive notification of their status in the class and next steps.
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