Green Day - Rain Barrel and Recycling Workshops!

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type : Family/Kids

Join the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, Sierra Club Great Lakes, Great Communities, MI Rain Barrel and Green Living Science for a morning full of environmental activities! The day will kick off at 10AM with a rain barrel workshop with the Sierra Club where participants can learn about the benefits of rain barrels and how to make their own rain barrel. At 11 a recycling workshop will begin and Detroit residents are invited to to learn about the new curbside recycling program in the city and how to practice the 3 R’s - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. For attending the recycling workshop residents will receive a FREE RECYCLING CART!

Rain Barrels will be offered at the low cost of $50 for this event. Purchase yours by clicking the link below

Click to purchase a rain barrel

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS -

Rain Barrel Workshop with MI Rain Barrel and Sierra Club - 9:45- 11:00 AM 

Join the Sierra Club and MI Rain Barrel in a Rain Barrel making workshop. Rain Barrels connect to your homes downspout and you can use the water collected for gardening, watering your lawn or washing cars. 

Recycling Workshop with Green Living Science - 11:15- Noon

 Residents have the opportunity to attend a recycling workshop hosted by Green Living Science or Zero Waste Detroit, to learn about the new curbside recycling program in the city and how to practice the 3 R’s - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

For attending the workshop residents will receive a FREE RECYCLING CART!

We will cover the $25 one-time fee to start practicing recycling in your home.

*Must be a single family home or up to 4 units for eligibility in Detroit.