Backyard Composting with Worthy Environmental

Worthy Brewing 495 Northeast Bellevue Drive, Bend, OR, United States

Join Worthy Environmental for a Backyard Composting Workshop on Saturday, August 26th, 9:00-11:00 AM at Worthy Brewing Company (495 Northeast Bellevue Drive in Bend) Learn the basics of starting your own backyard compost system and the simple science behind it. This workshop will cover the basics of composting, different types of compost systems, and how…

Tomato Manifesto 2023 – Preserving Your Summer Bounty

Open Space Event Studios 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend, OR, United States

“Tomato Manifesto – Preserving Your Summer Bounty” – Locavore’s Food School at Open Space Studios, Sunday, August 27th 1:30-3pm Central Oregon Locavore Non-Profit is proud to offer a learning and demonstration experience for storing, preserving and enjoying tomatoes all season long! Registrants will be given tips, tricks, hands-on experiences and learn the many different methods of…

$8 – $10

Rethink Waste Workshop at The Central Oregon Maker Faire

Deschutes Brewery Mountain Room 901 SW Simpson Ave, Bend, OR

Join The Environmental Center at The Central Oregon Maker Faire! The Environmental Center will host a Rethink Waste Workshop on Sunday, September 10 at 11am at The Central Oregon Maker Faire. The workshop will include interactive recycling do's and don'ts and a sock darning demo by Fixer Elaine. The workshop is located in the Mountain…

Play Forever Mountain Clean Up

Mt. Bachelor OR, United States

Grab your sturdy hiking shoes and head up to Mt. Bachelor September 23 for Mt. Bachelor's annual Play Forever Mountain Clean-up! Registration is free, but required.

Fall Repair Café at the Firehouse Community Hall in Sisters(bilingüe)

Sisters Firehouse Community Hall 301 S Elm St, Sisters, United States

Join us for our in-person Repair Café on Wednesday, October 11th, 5:30-7:30pm at the Firehouse Community Hall in Sisters with co-host Deschutes Public Library.  Featuring a guest appearance from Kyle Wiens, co-founder and CEO of iFixit and a leader in the Right to Repair movement. Kyle and the pro-repair coalition are working on a bill in…

America Recycles Day on IG LIVE!

Online Event

When: Wednesday, November 15th from 12-1pm  Where: Instagram (LIVE!) Join the Rethink Waste Project and local recycling experts on America (and Deschutes!) Recycles Day for a fun, interactive, Instagram Live Q&A! Get your recycling questions answered and learn how to recycle right. No more wishful recycling OR holding onto things in the hope you'll one…


Plastic-Free Resolutions: Protecting Your Health in 2024

With a new year comes new resolutions for protecting and improving the health of our bodies, families, communities, and the planet that we all call home. One healthy resolution to consider is to reduce or eliminate plastic from your life. But with plastic used for everything from making clothing to carrying food and drinks, this…

Rethink Waste Community Innovation Fund Info Session

The Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend, OR

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! Attend an info session in-person at The Environmental Center or Virtually to get your questions answered. SIGN UP…