Recycling Ambassadors

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Become a Recycling Ambassador

Join fellow recycling enthusiasts to learn from industry experts and have the chance to reduce waste in Anoka County. The free program is held through a virtual classroom on Tuesday nights for 6-weeks.

Upcoming Session: 

Registration Closes June 11th
Click here to register.

Class schedule (6 pm - 7:30 pm)
June 13, 2023 - Overview of waste management    
June 20, 2023 - The Recycling Process    
June 27, 2023 - Organics Recycling
(July 4th - holiday, no class)    
July 11, 2023 - Recycling Beyond the Curb
July 18, 2023 - Business/School Recycling    
July 25, 2023  - Motivating Behavior Change

Participant responsibilities

Participants agree to attend all classes.  After completing the course, graduates agree to volunteer 30 hours of public outreach. Volunteer hours is what makes the Recycling Ambassadors program special. Participants put their skills to work by helping others learn to reduce their waste and create a better environment.

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Unexpected absences policy

Attendance is required at all six classes; however, we understand that unexpected situations may arise that prevent you from attending class. Please let the program coordinator know if you are going to miss a class.  If you miss two or more classes, you will be dropped from the class with an opportunity to participate in a later training session if space allows.

Additional information

The information discussed in each class will be posted following the class on the Resources Page.

Along with your Recycling Ambassador peers, Anoka County staff is available to help you be successful in your outreach. Resources such as brochures and educational displays are available.  Recycling Ambassadors will be notified of many opportunities to complete their volunteer hours.

Missed the scheduled class series?  If you are interested in becoming a Recycling Ambassador contact Anoka County Recycling and Resource Solutions by completing our Contact Us form or calling 763-324-3400.