Free Community Workshops Schedule
Richmond residents have multiple opportunities to learn how to reduce reliance on single-use items and sort household recyclables properly to reduce contamination. Understand the recycling process and the importance recycling has on the environment, including the impact of marine plastic and other hot topics in solid waste management.
Planet Protector Academy: Home Edition
The City has partnered with DreamRider Productions Inc. to bring the Planet Protector Academy: Home Edition to Richmond. Engage your kids with online learning that inspires offline learning, creativity and action. The Zero Heroes Home Edition inspires kids to become zero waste superheroes that explore our garbage predicament and work to change their families waste habits.
Zero Heroes Home Edition
Sessions in 2021 to be announced.
Recycling and Waste Reduction Workshops
Free virtual recycling and waste management workshop with a minimum of 15 students per session.
Organizers are required to register at least 2 weeks in advance and registration is available a first come basis.
|Name & Duration||Description||Age Group||Location|
|Let's Recycle Correctly
Blue boxes, yellow bags and grey glass bins oh my!
|Quest for Recycling Treasure
Did you know that your recycling items are treasures? They get transformed into awesome new things and save the environment when we recycle properly! Join us for an interactive workshop on a treasure hunt quest to learn the basics of recycling and make a fun treasure. You’ll learn how to properly prepare your materials for each receptacle, avoid contamination and ultimately understand why it is important to recycle and helps save our planet.
|Kindergarten to Grade 1||Virtual webinar|
Environmental Sustainability Workshops
For information on Environmental Sustainability workshops, email Recycling and Waste Management Program at email@example.com. To attend free workshops call 604-276-4300 and press "2" at the prompt (Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) to register or select Program Registration to register online.
Helpful Links and Resources
- Vancouver Reuses
- Metro Vancouver Recycling Directory
- Richmond Shares
- Richmond Recycling Depot
- Residential Blue Box and Blue Cart and Green Cart Recycling
- Composting At Home