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Upcoming Public Events:

Zero Waste Wisdom provides workshops and presentations for public events, as well as private consulting for businesses. Many workshop are free to the public and paid for by hosting organizations. Others have a small fee for workshop materials and preparation. See the list below for upcoming workshops open to the public in the Pacific NW area!

If you are interested in hosting a workshop or using our zero waste consultation services, please see our Host an Event page for more details. If you know of an upcoming conference or panelist discussion you think we should be a part of, please send us an email!

2020 Events Open to All

May 24th: Calculating and Reducing Your Carbon Footprint, online, 2-3:00 p.m., sliding scale, Details

May 24th: How to Reduce Food Waste at Home, online, 11-12 p.m., sliding scale, Details

May 9th: Zero Waste Green Cleaning, online, 2-3:00 p.m. PST, sliding scale, Details

May 3rd: Intro to Zero Waste Living, online, 11-12:30 p.m. PST, sliding scale, Details

April 18th: Intro to Zero Waste Living, online, 11 a.m., sliding scale, Details

March 28th: Intro to Zero Waste Living, online, 11 a.m., FREE, Details

2019 Events Open to the Public

April 24th: Low Waste Spring Cleaning, People's Coop, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Details TBA

April 22nd: Eco-Friendly Skin Care, Garden Home Library, Free, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Details TBA

April 20th: DIY Beeswax Wraps Demo, People's Coop, Details TBA

Mar. 30th: DIY Beeswax Wraps, Portland OR, $35, 10:30-1:00 p.m., Details

Feb. 16th: DIY Beeswax Wraps, Portland OR, $45, 11-1:30 p.m., Details

Feb. 14th: DIY Skin Care + Wine Night, Buttercraft (Portland), $35, Details

Feb. 9th: Valentine's Day Skin Care Workshop, Frigg's Mercantile, $30, 2-3:30 p.m., Details

Jan. 27th: Eco-Friendly DIY Skin Care, Portland OR, $25, 1:30-4:00 p.m., Details

Jan. 26th: Zero Waste Living, Food Front Coop, $5, 11-12:30 p.m., Details

Jan. 19th: Low Waste DIY Body Care Products, People's Food Coop, $15, 1-3 p.m., Details

Jan. 9th: Zero Waste Living, Tigard Library (Oregon), Free, 7-8:30 p.m., Details

2018 Events Open to the Public

Dec. 16th: Eco-Friendly, DIY Skin Care, Portland, Oregon, $25, 1:30-4:00 p.m., Details

Nov. 15th: Recycling: Panel Discussion, Vancouver Library, Free, 6:30-8 p.m., *contact for details

Nov. 14th: Recycling in Corbett: The Challenge, Columbia Grange Hall, Free, 7-9 p.m., Details

Nov. 3rd: Zero Waste Living, Sherwood Public Library (Oregon), Free, 2-3:30, Details

Oct. 28th: The One Jar Challenge (Starting your waste audit), Clark Green Neighbors (Vancouver, WA), Free, 2-3:30 p.m., Details

Oct. 23rd: Incorporating Zero Waste Lesson Plans and Supplies in the FCS Classroom, WA Family and Consumer Sciences Conference, Conference Registration required, 10-11 a.m., Details


Oct. 14th: Zero Waste Conference - Portland, Tabbor Space, $25 donation, 2-6 p.m., Details

Oct. 13th: DIY/Low Waste Cosmetics, Oregon City Library, Free, 1:30-3:30, Details 

Oct. 6th: Sustainability Fair (Giveaway!), Cedar Mill Farmers Market, Free booth, 9-2 p.m.

Sept. 30th: DIY/Low Waste Cosmetics, People's Food Coop (Portland), $5-20, 2-4 p.m., Details

Sept. 11th: How to Make Less Waste, Kendall Library (Washington), Free, 6-7:30, Details

Sept. 10th: DIY Cosmetics, Bellingham Food Coop (Washington), $15, 6:30-8:30, Details

Sept. 9th: DIY Cosmetics, Lake Stevens Library (Washington), Free, 2-4 p.m., Details (FULL)

August 25th: Low Waste Basics, People's Food Coop (Portland), $5 suggested, 2-4 p.m., Details 

August 2nd: Zero Waste while Traveling, Universidad National de San Juan (ARGENTINA), Free, 1 p.m., TBA

July 21st: Charla de Zero Waste, Upala (QUITO, ECUADOR), Free, 11-12:30, Details

June 10th: Low Waste Basics, Cedar Mill Library (Portland), Free, 2-3:30 pm, Details 

May 30th: Household Waste Reduction, Heritage Farm (Vancouver, WA), Free, 6-8 pm, Details

May 26th: DIY and Low Waste Cosmetics, People's Food Coop (Portland), $5-20, 5-6:30 pm, Details

May 20th: Low Waste Basics (Family Focus), Upper West Side Play Gym (Portland), $10, 4:30-6:00, Details

April 14th: Low Waste Basics, People's Food Coop (Portland), Free, 5-6:30 pm, Details

Mar. 31st: Zero Waste Workshop, South Whatcom Public Library (Bellingham), Free, 12-1 pm, Details

Mar. 28th: Introduction to Zero Waste Living, Skagit Valley Coop (Mt. Vernon), Free, 6:30-8 pm

Mar. 27th: DIY Moisturizer and Body Scrub, North Fork Public Library (Kendall), Free, 6:30-8 pm, Details

Mar. 26th: DIY Moisturizer and Body Scrub, Ferndale Public Library (Ferndale), Free, 7-9 pm, Details

Feb. 24th: How to Make Less Trash, Washougal Community Library, Free, TBA

Feb. 19th: How to Make Less Trash, New Seasons - Fishers Landing (Vancouver), Free, 7-8 pm, Details

Feb. 13th: How to Make Less Trash, New Seasons - Nyberg Rivers (Tualatin), Free, 7-8 pm, Details

Jan. 29th: How to Make Less Trash, New Seasons - Woodstock (PDX), Free, 7-8 pm, Details


Jan. 17th: How to Make Less Trash, New Seasons - Williams (PDX), Free, 7-8 pm, Details

2017 Events

Oct. 29th: Zero Waste Educational Table, New Seasons - Woodstock, Free, 3:00-5:00

Oct. 24th: Zero Waste Lifestyle, New Seasons - Williams , Free, 7:00-8:00, Details

Oct. 19th: Zero Waste Lifestyle, New Seasons - Grant Park, Free, 7:00-8:00, Details

Oct. 10th: Zero Waste Lifestyle, New Seasons - Woodstock, Free, 7:00-8:00, Details


September 21st: How to Make Less Trash, Bellingham Food Coop, 6:30-8:00, $5, Details

September 18th: An Introduction to Zero Waste, Skagit Valley Coop, 6:30-8:00, Free, Details

July 19th: Zero Waste Cosmetics, Burlington Library, 6:00-7:30, Free, Class details to come

July 12th: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Burlington Library, 6:00-7:30, Free, Class Details

July 8th: Zero Waste Cosmetics, Blaine Library, 1:00-2:30, Free, Class Details


May 20th: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Everson Library, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Free, Class Details

May 13th: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Sudden Valley Library, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Free, Class Details

April 22nd: Green Party Event Presentation, Maritime Heritage Park, 1:00 p.m., Free

April 22nd: Earth Day Event Table, Ferndale Library, 10:00-1:00, Free, Event Details

April 15th: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Deming Library, 11:00-12:00, Free, Class Details

April 10th: Zero Waste (DIY!) Make-up Workshop, Bellingham Community Coop, 6:30-8:00, $10, Class Details


March 18th: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Lynden Library, 1:00-2:00, Free, Class Details

March 2nd: Zero Waste Lifestyle Workshop, Blaine Library, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Free, Class Details

2016 Events

Nov. 16th: Zero Waste Lifestyle, Bellingham Community Coop, 6:30-8:30, $10

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