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There’s No Such Thing as Away: Where Does Your Trash & Recycling End Up?

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Is your New Year’s Resolution to reduce your waste?  Join us for a fun and informational program with ecomaine environmental educator, Katrina Bussiere-Venhuizen, to learn what happens to the trash and recycling that leaves your house or transfer station each week.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
TIME: 5:30 – 7:00pm
LOCATION: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Main Library
DIRECTIONS: 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This is a non-ticketed event so please arrive early to secure a seat.

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ecomaine environmental educator, Katrina Bussiere-Venhuizen will present, “There’s No Such Thing as Away: Where Does your Trash and Recycling End Up?” at our next Portland’s Sustainability Series program. Katrina landed her dream job with ecomaine in August 2016 and has been educating all in her path since then about proper waste management practices, including helping folks know what goes where, the processing that comes next and where their waste goes from Maine.

Bring your questions and even some examples you’ve been yearning to learn the answers to. If you’ve ever been curious about what happens to your trash or recycling, where it all really ends up (Landfi ll? Ocean?? China???) you won’t want to miss this program!


Guest Speaker: Katrina Bussiere-Venhuizen is the Senior Environmental Educator at ecomaine and joined their team in August 2016 with 10 years of experience in various environmental educator roles across the country. She is responsible for designing curricula, on-site tour programs, as well as all other education and outreach programming that facilitates engaged waste reduction among residents, schools, and businesses in ecomaine’s 70+ member communities.

Katrina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Conservation Biology and a Certificate in Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her passion and commitment to her job roles inspires students and adults alike to attain their waste diversion and contamination reduction goals.

Details

Date:
January 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://www.portlandlibrary.com/series/portlands-sustainability-series/

Venue

Portland Public Library
Rines Auditorium MAIN LIBRARY, 5 MONUMENT SQUARE
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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