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Upcoming Workshops

Posted Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Doing some spring cleaning and need some reminders about what garbage goes where? Join a workshop hosted by Addison County Solid Waste in partnership with our local libraries! We’re super excited about this collaboration and hope you can attend a session. Here’s a list of workshops and locations:

Recycling 101: Learn how recycling works, how to recycle properly, and where recycling goes after the blue bin. After a presentation on the state of recycling in Addison County, there will be a Q&A session with Addison County Solid Waste Management District Staff

  • Orwell Free Library, April 6, 2023, from 6-7 PM
  • Ilsley Public Library, April 12, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Lincoln Library, April 29, 2023, from 10-11 AM note: Kids are welcome to participate in a separate story/playtime activity about recycling with library staff/ volunteers in the children's wing of the library. 

Storytime & Reuse: ACSWMD staff members will read a series of children’s books about recycling, composting, and garbage men. After, kids will participate in a reuse activity making plant pots out of non-recyclables.

  • Ilsley Public Library, April 15, 2023, from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Backyard Compost Workshop: Learn what makes a compost pile successful, the different types of compost, how to build a pile, and ways to troubleshoot common compost problems.

  • Ilsley Public Library, May 19, 2023, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

If your organization is interested in having ACSWMD do a presentation, feel free to reach out to emily@ or call 802-388-2333.