• Greener Living Classes

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    Bellevue Utilities Greener Living Community Workshops

    We are excited to offer free, interactive Greener Living live virtual classes on a variety of environmental conservation topics. Participants are welcome to attend a single class or any combination of the classes. Attendees will receive digital resources, tips, and tools after each class. Classes are geared toward adults and children over seven, but younger kids can join in two All Ages classes held during April's Earth Month.

    How to participate?

    Registration is required to receive the link to the class. To register, contact recycle@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-6932. For classes hosted through KCLS, attendees can also register through kcls.org


    Classes and dates offered

    (Some classes offered multiple times on different dates.)

    Core Class: Safer Cleaning

    Join us for live demonstrations of how to make your own safer cleaners, as well as how to make safer choices when purchasing cleaning products. Receive recipes to make your own cleaners and proper disposal guidelines.

    Core Class: Reduce Wasted Food

    Watch hands-on examples of how to maximize your food at home through proper storage, label reading and innovative recipes. Receive food scrap recipes and a food storage guide.

    Core Class: Super Sorter

    Learn where items at home go: Recycle, Compost or Garbage. Find out what happens to each type of waste when it leaves your home. Receive sorting guides.

    • Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00PM
    • Wednesday, April 14 at 6:00PM
    • *Wednesday, April 28 at 2:00PM - register through kcls.org*this is an all-ages class.

    Genius Class: Responsible Reorganizing

    Explore how to downsize your stuff at home without tossing it into the trash. We will cover ways to quickly categorize your belongings and how to utilize unusual “beyond the cart” reuse and recycling options. Receive a recycling guide for your unusual items, as well as an action guide for decluttering.

    Genius Class: Curbside Composting and Beyond

    Dig into how to identify compostable products, kitchen compost collection, options for composting service and how to set up composting at your house, apartment, or condominium. Receive sorting signs and guides.

    • Tuesday, April 20 at 12:00PM

    Genius Class: Plastics: Problems and Possibilities

    Deepen your knowledge on plastics, which plastics can be recycled, and how to help reduce our global plastic piles through action. Receive action guides for reducing plastic use.

    • Tuesday, April 27 at 12:00PM

    Genius Class: Sustainable Shopping

    Sharpen your skills for making choices on products you need vs want, borrowing, reusing, repairing and which products have the least impact on the earth. Receive action guides with local resources.

    • Thursday, March 18 at 6:00PM