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School programs

Students who learn about waste avoidance and litter reduction at school develop positive environmental habits that are brought home and impact the entire family.

We've partnered with environmental educators with the aim to increase waste literacy in the classroom and help empower young leaders to inspire others.


​​​​​​​Zero Waste Place Workshops

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​​​​​​​We've partnered with Elements Society to deliver environmental education programming, Zero Waste Place​​​​​​​, in classrooms.


​​​​​​​Grades K to 7: Zero Heroes and Clean up Your Act live shows

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We've partnered with DreamRider Productions to deliver two environmental-themed live shows – Zero Heroes and Clean Up Your Act – to elementary schools during the school year.


​​​​​​​Grades K to 5: worm composting workshops

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City Farmer is a non-profit organization that operates the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden in Kitsilano.

Since 1978, City Farmer has been teaching Vancouver residents how to grow food in the city, compost their waste and take care of their home landscape in an environmentally responsible way.

City Farmer provides composting education to adults and children.  

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