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Register to Become a Certified Master Recycler by December 31

master recycler volunteer corps

Get the deep dive on sustainability topics such as thoughtful consumption, recycling markets and processes, hazardous household products, composting, green building and deconstruction. This popular course consists of eight weeknight classes and two Saturday field trips. The experience offers a blend of presentations by professionals in the field, peer group discussion and project development. After completing the course, graduates put their skills and knowledge to work and commit to volunteer 30 hours of community outreach.

WHAT: Multnomah County 8-week winter course and 30 hour volunteer program.

WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays (starting January 14, 2015), 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm; and two Saturdays (January 17 and February 28, 2015), 8 am – 2 pm.

WHERE: 1900 SW 4th Ave Suite 2500A Portland, OR. 

COST: $50 fee to cover course materials. Limited scholarships are available.

APPLY: Deadline for applications is August 27, 2014 at 12 p.m. 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 by a weighted lottery.

Visit www.masterrecycler.org for details and to apply.

The City of Portland will reasonably provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities.

The Master Recycler program is brought to you by Metro, the City of PortlandClackamas CountyWashington CountyDepartment of Environmental Quality and Recycling Advocates.