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February 2023

States are Breaking Up with Plastic

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Roses are red, violets are blue, states are working to break up with plastic and you should too. Let’s face it -- our relationship with plastics is toxic. Plastic lasts forever, which sounds romantic until you consider that virtually every plastic bag, straw, utensil, or wrapper that has ever escaped into the environment is still out there, infiltrating waterways, being ingested by hundreds of different species, and contributing to global litter. This Valentines Day, listen to speakers from Tennessee, California,…

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May 2023

CIF Info Session (In Person/Virtual)

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm

The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Avenue
Bend, OR 97703
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Free

Do you have an idea for reducing waste in your neighborhood, workplace, school, your favorite park or restaurant, or other community space, but aren’t sure how to get started? Apply for the Rethink Waste Community Innovation Fund! The Environmental Center’s Rethink Waste Project will provide a total of $40,000* awards to individuals, businesses, or community organizations to implement waste reduction or recovery projects throughout Deschutes County. Each project will be awarded up to $5,000. There is no minimum project budget/award…

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August 2023

CIF Info Session (In Person/Virtual)

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2023 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm

The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Avenue
Bend, OR 97703
+ Google Map
Free

Do you have an idea for reducing waste in your neighborhood, workplace, school, your favorite park or restaurant, or other community space, but aren’t sure how to get started? Apply for the Rethink Waste Community Innovation Fund! The Environmental Center’s Rethink Waste Project will provide a total of $40,000* awards to individuals, businesses, or community organizations to implement waste reduction or recovery projects throughout Deschutes County. Each project will be awarded up to $5,000. There is no minimum project budget/award…

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