Family-friendly, free, and full of surprises, the Sustainable Ballard Festival is celebrating its 10th year with more interactive exhibits than ever. Festival goers can test ride an electric bike, sample Ballard craft brews and food, win prizes, catch some live music on the solar-powered main stage, watch chef demonstrations, press fresh cider, and meet goats, chickens, rabbits, and ducks.
Argosy Cruises is offering free boat rides to volunteers to clean up marine debris from Blake Island on September 21! This event will be part of the International Coastal Cleanup, a global volunteer project to remove trash from our waterways. Armed with a grabber, trash bag, and gloves, you will help clean up a beloved Puget Sound treasure and have the opportunity to explore the island. Signup ASAP to reserve a space! Registration open here: www.pugetsoundkeeper.org/th_event/international-coastal-cleanup-day/
Boat departs from Pier 55 downtown at 9:00am and returns to Seattle at 2:45pm.
Join WSRA for our last WRED event of the summer! Come hear from experts about the future of paper and corrugate recycling, how Starbucks sees the cup recycling landscape nationally, and what the impact and outcome of China’s Green Fence Initiative might mean for the future of fibers and other recyclables. Learn from a panel of recycling commodities experts from local MRFs and gain insights to their challenges with processing and where opportunities exist, and then tour SP Recycling, a regional MRF that is integrated with a paper mill. This is part one of a two-part fiber WRED event series.