Workshop

Old Shoe, New Trick: Textile Recovery, Reuse & Recycling - WRED Event

Event Date: 
03/21/2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Goodwill Headquarters
700 Dearborn Place S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States
Phone: 206.244.0311

At a time when global recycling markets are in flux, the market for textiles is growing and adapting to new reuse opportunities. Join WSRA for a behind-the-scenes look at how unwanted textiles move from drop-off collection sites to new homes and new products in neighborhoods around the world.

At this Washington Recycles Every Day (WRED) event, participants will learn from topic experts from every facet of the textile recovery, reuse, retail and recycling marketplace and tour Seattle Goodwill’s new Job Training and Education Center and main processing center, and Buffalo Industries.

Location

Goodwill Headquarters
700 Dearborn Place S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States
Phone: 206.244.0311

Whidbey Island Bioneers Conference and Community Event

Event Date: 
11/01/2013 - 12:00pm - 11/03/2013 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
The Whidbey Institute
6449 Old Pietila Road
Clinton, WA 98236
United States
Phone: (360) 341-1884

About the Whidbey Island Bioneers Conference:

Location

The Whidbey Institute
6449 Old Pietila Road
Clinton, WA 98236
United States
Phone: (360) 341-1884

Free Windows Workshop

Event Date: 
05/12/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Second Use Building Materials
3223 6th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
United States
Phone: 206-763-6929

Installing windows can be a tricky task for beginners, and mistakes can lead to leaks. However, a few dos and don’ts can make the job high-quality and efficient. Learn how to both remove a window and install a new one in this workshop May 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Second Use (3223 6th Ave. S., Seattle, 98134). In the workshop, you will also learn about the different parts of a window and how the parts function together.

Location

Second Use Building Materials
3223 6th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
United States
Phone: 206-763-6929

BioChar Workshop in Woodinville

Event Date: 
04/27/2013 - 9:00am - 04/28/2013 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Morethana Farm (by 21 Acres)
16215 140th Pl NE (Enter at Classic Nursery drive way)
Woodinville, WA 98072
United States

There's a biochar workshop on April 27-28 from 9-4:00 in Woodinville. It only costs $35, and you'll get to take home a biochar stove of your own which can be used on your farm. The flyer is attached.

It is hosted at Morethana Farm which is located in Woodinville next to 21 Acres. The farm is co-leased by Antioch University, Pacific Bamboo Resources, and SeaChar, and the goal of the farm is to become a permaculture education center.

This workshop is made possible by a grant to Antioch given by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

Follow this link to register:

Location

Morethana Farm (by 21 Acres)
16215 140th Pl NE (Enter at Classic Nursery drive way)
Woodinville, WA 98072
United States

Growing up WILD Workshop

Event Date: 
03/02/2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Washington Park Arboretum
2300 Arboretum Drive E
Seattle, WA 98112
United States
Phone: 206.685.8033

Early registration by February 24: $60; After February 24: $65

You will receive and be trained on the fabulous "Growing up WILD" activity guide (a $30 value). The guide contains 27 nature-based themes, complete with background information, outdoor activities, ideas for healthy snacks, ways kids can help, math, art, songs, and more. Join us for a fun day and be ready to hit the ground running with a new nature-based bag of tricks!

Age group addressed: Ages 3 through 8

Location

Washington Park Arboretum
2300 Arboretum Drive E
Seattle, WA 98112
United States
Phone: 206.685.8033
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