Peninsula libraries to host composter, recycler workshops

Peninsula libraries to host composter, recycler workshops

The North Olympic Library System will offer Master Composter/Recycler Workshops at the Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks libraries, with the first to be presented Tuesday.

These workshops, presented by Waste Prevention Coordinator Megan Davis and Solid Waste Coordinator Meggan Uecker, are free to all Clallam County residents, but registration is required.

To register, go to www.nols.org.

The first workshop will be offered at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

It will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

A second workshop will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23, at the Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave.

The third will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Master Composters and Recyclers are volunteer waste prevention specialists who are trained in partnership with WSU-Extension and Clallam County Department of Public Works.

The program highlights critical waste prevention activities with local solutions working with local haulers, governments and organizations to create best practices and educate community members.

Topics will include an introduction to the history and systems of waste and recycling; thoughtful consumerism; composting and food waste prevention; recycling right; and, reducing, repurposing, reusing and upcycling.

This program is supported by the Friends of the Library and is a partnership with the Clallam County Waste Prevention Program and WSU Extension.

To learn more about this and other programs at local libraries, visit www.nols.org, call 360-417-8500 or email to [email protected].

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