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Waste: Trim Your Waste

Monday February 12

Racine Public Library, 75 7th St, Racine

Head to the Adult Services Department East Windows in the Library for the free program! Become a WasteWatcher and reduce your volume. Eat all that you buy. Compost or incinerate almost all food waste. What goes to the landfill that could go elsewhere? Learn the natural, homemade ingredients for most household cleaning products. Learn about compostable products. Find out where to discard anything toxic. Know where to get rid of bulky waste. Yard sales and donations. Join the “Zero Waste” movement. Speakers: Mike Williams, Republic Services, Director of Racine Landfill. And Michael Keleman, Manager of Environmental Engineering, InSinkErator. Handout: “Green” wheel for homemade cleaning products Gift: Compostable garbage bags. TAKE THE GREEN LIFESTYLE CHALLENGE! How it works. Topics focus on sustainability issues in your home. See below. Enjoy a brief lecture/question and answer session then come back next month to discuss the changes you've made to green your lifestyle. Free and open to the public. • Each session is a stand-alone. Come as often as you like. • Each session offers relevant gifts for attendees. • You can register for the series as a whole and receive a “Green Lifestyle” certificate. To register for the series as a whole [to attend six of the nine programs] and receive a certificate of “Green Lifestyle” use the following link: Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrhJUbNugXRlMVDj63T74YZfAPyWavDkIigdAY5fFZaD_ptw/viewform?c=0&w=1 or Check on our websites www.racinelibrary.info or www.greeninggreaterracine.weebly.com for registration for the series.


Racine Public Library, 75 7th St, Racine