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May 2020

International Compost Awareness Week

May 3 - May 9

**Soil Loves Compost** Soil is alive and needs nourishment to be healthy. With healthy soil you grow healthy plants. ICAW 2020

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give BIG! 2020

May 5 @ 12:00 am - May 6 @ 11:59 pm

Early Giving is now underway. Please consider a donation to Zero Waste Vashon between now and May 6th to sustain our education and outreach efforts! You can make a donation simply by clicking on https://www.givebigwa.org/zero-waste-vashon *** We have big plans for the future, here’s what we have in the works! *** • Feasibility Study for a Vashon Island Compost Facility • Building community awareness of Single-Use Plastics • Providing advice on Zero Waste practices for upcoming Island events • Electronics Collection…

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Q&A with Susan Thoman of the Compost Manufacturing Alliance

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

To celebrate International Compost Week (May 4 – 8), UW Recycling will be hosting a virtual presentation and Q&A with Susan Thoman, Founder of the Compost Manufacturing Alliance. In this discussion, Thoman will give an overview of industrial composting and the process of testing compostable products. After the brief presentation, Thoman and UW Recycling will be available to answer your questions on compost. Zoom Conference hosted by UW Recycling, UW Sustainability and Compost Manufacturing Alliance https://washington.zoom.us/j/96062650827

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June 2020

Styrofoam Recycling

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sheffield Building, 18850 103rd Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Tentative Schedule - stayed tuned for special details Sunday, June 7 --- 12-4pm Now at the Sheffield Building 18850 103rd Ave SW, Vashon, WA 98070

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Vashon Virtual Fix-It Café

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Vashon Fix-It Vashon, WA 98070 United States

The Vashon Senior Center in conjunction with Vashon Makerspace’s ever-popular Fix-It Café Fixers is offering a “Fix-It: Home Edition”, Monday, June 8th at 1 pm. Challenge our fixers with your home project or item repair. We’ll have fabric, electronics, appliance, lamp, and general fixers available to help. PRE-REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY Please pre-register at: https://www.vashoncenter.org/virtual-activities/2020/6/8/fix-it-library-fix-it-at-home-edition  

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August 2020

First Sunday Styrofoam Recycling

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sheffield Building, 18850 103rd Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Sunday, Aug 2nd — 12-4pm Now at the Sheffield Building 18850 103rd Ave SW, Vashon, WA 98070 More information here

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King County Recycling Event

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vashon High School, 9600 SW 204th St
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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August 8 at the High School from 9 to 3pm. Electronics are accepted. https://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/events.aspx Here's a link to the brochure https://kingcounty.gov/~/media/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/garbage-recycling/documents/2020-RCE-Vashon-summer.ashx?la=en

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September 2020

First Sunday Recycling Event – September

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sheffield Building, 18850 103rd Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Sunday, Sept 6th — Noon to 4pm Now at the Sheffield Building 18850 103rd Ave SW, Vashon, WA 98070 More information here

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October 2020

Backyard Composting on Vashon

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about composting at home on Vashon! Come join us for an insider’s view into how composting works on Vashon! Share your ideas on composting at home! 1) Composting Overview and Three Bin Method, 10:00 – 11:30am, Saturday, October 24 2) Static Pile Methods, 10:00 – 11:30am, Saturday, November 7 3) Compost Tumbler and Worm Bins, 10:00 – 11:30am, Saturday, November 21 To access the Zoom workshops, follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84138498698?pwd=U3oybWpVL05NejM1VWJldGlPUm01UT09

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