• Greener Living Classes

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    Bellevue Utilities is pleased to offer free, interactive classes on a variety of environmental conservation topics. Classes are offered either in-person or virtually via Zoom.

    Participants are welcome to attend a single class or any combination of the classes. Attendees will receive resources, tips and tools after each class. (Please note that virtual class attendees will receive electronic materials only). 

    Registration is required for all classes. To register, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787. All class registrations are first come, first served.

    Classes and dates offered

    (Some classes offered multiple times on different dates.)

    Curbside Composting and Beyond

    Dig into how to identify compostable products and how to set up composting service for your house, apartment, or condominium.

    • Friday, June 24, 121:00 p.m. – virtual

    Plastics: Problems and Possibilities

    Deepen your knowledge on which plastics can be recycled and how you can help reduce global impact.

    • Wednesday, July 13, 78:00 p.m. – virtual

    Reduce Wasted Food

    Learn how to maximize your food through proper storage, label reading and innovative recipes.

    • Wednesday, July 20, 78:00 p.m. – virtual
    • Monday, August 8, 121:00 p.m.  in person at Bellevue Botanical Garden Education Center

    Safer Cleaning

    Learn how to shop for safer cleaning products and how to make your own safer cleaners with common household items.

    • Thursday, June 23, 78:00 p.m. virtual
    • Friday, July 15, 121:00 p.m. in person at Bellevue Botanical Garden Education Center
    • Tuesday, August 9, 78:00 p.m. virtual

    Super Sorter

    Learn where common items belong: recycle, compost or garbage. Find out how to handle unusual items and how to properly dispose of potentially hazardous items.

    • Wednesday, June 29, 78:00 p.m. – virtual
    • Friday, July 29, 121:00 p.m. in person at Bellevue Botanical Garden Education Center
    • Tuesday, August 16, 78:00 p.m. – virtual

    Sustainable Shopping

    Sharpen your skills for reducing consumption and making environmentally friendly choices while shopping.

    • Monday, August 15, 121:00 p.m. – in person at Bellevue Botanical Garden Education Center