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Register for Winter Master Recycler Class

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.

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

WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays (starting January 9th), 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm; and two Saturdays (January 12 and February 16), 8 am - 2 pm. A commitment to attend all ten dates is required for the application to be accepted.

WHERE: Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand, Portland (near Max line and Rose Quarter Transit Center). 

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

APPLICATION: Deadline for applications is December 12, 2012 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 for details and to apply.

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

The Multnomah course is sponsored by the City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Metro.