Zero Waste Living - GFF 2018 Prep

Wednesday, January 10 - 6pm to 9pm at Red Deer College - room TBA


This workshop is in support and preparation for the 2018 Garbage-Free February Challenge, hosted by ReThink Red Deer.

It's perfect for individuals and families of all sizes! 

You'll learn and experience how to drastically reduce household trash, single-use plastics, needless toxic cleaning products, and processed foods.  


Part 1: It’s Time to Reduce Waste

  • Understanding Linear & Circular Economies
  • How Much Do Canadians Waste?
  • Where Does It Go?
  • How Does Your Community Stack Up?

Part 2: Introducing Red Deer's Waste Management Master Plan 

  • How Can You Participate?
    • Plastics and plastic pollution
    • How to make less trash
    • Home methods & organization for less waste
    • Cleaning & personal care solutions
    • How to live as an empowered consumer 

Part 3: Beyond Recycling to Reduce, Reuse, and Rethink! 

  • Why Reduce and Reuse?
  • How to Rethink
  • Brainstorm: Ideas for Community Action

Part 4: Conclusion and Next Steps

  • Take on the Garbage-Free February Challenge
  • Attend the EcoLiving Fair + Workshops


  • Make toothpowder/paste, nut milk, and cleaning products
  • Organize your kitchen to easily and cost effectively prepare simple meals from whole foods
  • Shop zero waste and how to limit your trash when traveling
  • Simplify and de-clutter your life
  • Use the resources available through by the Recycling Council of Alberta
January 10th, 2018 6:00 PM   to   9:00 PM
100 College Blvd
Red Deer, AB
Phone: 403-505-4550

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