Events

Waukesha County Recycling and Solid Waste Events – 2012

For more information, visit waukeshacounty.gov/recycling or call 262-896-8300.

Education & Outreach Programs:

Recycling Bins and Water Conservation Information at Local Farmers’ Markets

In addition to fresh produce, residents can get the most up-to-date information on recycling, water conservation and storm water management!

Waukesha County recycling and water conservation staff will be at the following Farmers’ Markets:

  • Brookfield Farmers’ Market July 14th from 7:30am-Noon
  • Dousman Farmers’ Market July 18th from 2:00-6:00pm
  • Delafield Farmers’ Market July 21st from7:00am-1:00pm
  • Waukesha Farmers’ Market July 28th from 8:00am-12:00pm

Stop by the tent to pick up information and ask questions.  Residents can also get a free recycling bin while supplies last.  Visit waukeshacounty.gov/recycling or call 262-896-8300 for more information.

Recycling Education and Outreach Booth at Retzer Nature Center

Waukesha County Recycling and Solid Waste staff will be available to help residents stay informed and recycle more.  Residents can visit recycling staff at Retzer Nature Center  to ask questions, pick up information, get a free blue recycling bin (while supplies last), and learn how to increase recycling rates!

June 23 – 11am-1pm

August 25 – 11am-1pm

October 27 11am-1pm

Saturday Education Programming at Retzer Nature Center:

Discover Composting – June 2 – 10am-11am – Come and visit the outdoor Discovery Tour and Field Lab at Retzer Nature Center and discover how to turn vegetable scraps and yard debris into compost.  Find cool decomposers as well as plant a seed to take home and get your garden started.  Children must be accompanied by adults.  Attendees must pre-register by Friday June 1 by calling 262-548-7801.

Save Water and Money with Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels – August 25 – 10am-11am – Learn about two great ways to capture your runoff – rain gardens and rain barrels.  You will learn basic design principles to design and install your rain garden and rain barrel.  Attendees must pre-register by Friday August 24 by calling 262-548-7801.

Turn Over a New Leaf – October 6 – 10am-11am – Find out how to handle large amounts of leaves without burning or raking.  These easy and efficient methods will keep your lawn looking good and improve air quality while saving time and tax dollars.  Attendees must pre-register by Friday October 5 by calling 262-548-7801.

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