Applications for the 2013 Multnomah County course are open now through August 15, 2013 at NoonCourse structureThe popular eight-week course includes two field trips and instruction in topics such as thoughtful consumption, recycling processes, alternatives to hazardous household products, composting and deconstruction and green building. The course is a blend of presentations by professionals in the field, peer group discussion and project development.Participant responsibilitiesParticipants agree to attend all classes and field trips. After completing the course, graduates put their skills to work to help others learn the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. It's what makes the Master Recycler Program so special: participants agree to volunteer 30 hours of public outreach. Master Recyclers staff information booths at community events, provide presentations, and work on personal projects. They also work to inspire their own neighbors and coworkers.Attendance at all classes and tours and an agreement to complete the 30 volunteer hours is required to be considered for the Master Recycler Certification.
Course details:WHAT: Multnomah County 8-week winter course and 30 hour volunteer program.WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays 6:30 pm -9:30 pm starting September 11 and two Saturdays 8 am - 2 pm September 14 and October 12. A commitment to attend all ten dates is required for the application to be accepted.WHERE: 1900 SW 4th Ave. Portland , OR Room 2500 A MAP BUS, MAX and Street Car accessible. Outside bike parking free. Street parking is free after 7 p.m.COST: $50 fee to cover course materials. Limited scholarships are available.APPLICATION: Deadline for Applications is August 15, 2013 at Noon. This is a popular course. To ensure a positive learning experience and adequate support for volunteers, class size is limited to 30 people. Applications will all be received up to the deadline and then 30 people will be select by a weighted lottery.Please visit www.masterrecycler.org for details and to apply