Don’t Waste It! Workshop (Piedmont Section)

Learn ways to teach waste management, recycling and composting to protect the environment


 

DON’T WASTE IT! WORKSHOP (PIEDMONT SECTION)
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Saturday, Jun 11, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM

Don’t Waste It! is an educator guide to waste management, recycling, composting, and waste reduction, which includes 11 lessons covering five themes: municipal solid waste, recycling, plastics, composting, and landfills. Don’t Waste It! is for both formal and non-formal educators with lessons for pre-K to 12th graders that can easily be adapted for adult audiences. Each lesson includes a group activity, independent practice, extensions, and additional activities.

Build your solid waste and recycling content knowledge, get hands-on with the lessons, and receive a copy of Don’t Waste It! by attending an upcoming workshop at Greensboro’s White Street Landfill! A tour of the landfill is included with the workshop.

This workshop will provide a base of knowledge needed to teach each lesson, run through many of the lessons, and each attendee will receive a Don’t Waste It! guide and some lesson materials.

Minimum 5, Maximum 20.

Facilitators: Laine Roberts, Mary Meyer and Macey Demoss.

Earning Credit: This course qualifies for 6 hours Criteria I or Continuing Education Credit for EE Certification Program Enrollees, and may qualify for 0.6 CEU’s

Registration: $10 for EENC members, $15 for general registration.

Other Information: Be sure to bring a lunch, snacks, and any drinks you need – and wear or bring close toed shoes so you can participate in the tour!

Admission: https://www.eenc.org/event-4763563
Parking fee: $0

Event Link: https://www.eenc.org/event-4763563

Presented by:
City of Greensboro Department of Field Operations: Waste Reduction and Recycling Program
401 Patton Ave.
Greensboro, NC United States 27406

Phone:
(Event Phone)
(336) 373-2342
(Event Phone)
(336) 937-2565
(Event Phone)
(336) 412-6187 (fax)

Academic Focus:
High: Interdisciplinary, Language Arts, Math, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies
Medium: Arts – Visual, Character Education, Health, Technology
Low: Arts – Performing

Environmental Focus:
High: Animals/Wildlife, Biodiversity, Career Choices, Climate Change/Weather, Conservation, Consumer Education, Creative Arts, Cultural Awareness, Ecology, Environmental Health, Gardening/Composting, Habitats/Ecosystems, Litter, Marine Education, Nature Awareness, Outdoor Skills/Recreation, Place-based Education, Pollution, Population, Recycling/Waste Management, Sustainability, Team-building/Problem-solving, Trees/Forests, Water, Watershed
Medium: Agriculture/Farming, Air, Endangered Species, Energy, Environmental Justice, Geology, Plants, Stormwater
Low: Astronomy, EE Best Practices, Soil

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