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Though our monthly meet-up is always free to attend, we also host certain workshops and events that do require advance sign-up or purchase of a ticket. Upcoming ticketed events are listed here with information on how to register for them:

Upcoming Events

None of our upcoming events currently require a ticket to attend. To see more events from us and our partners, visit our Events Calendar here.

Past Events

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Composting 101 Workshop | Zero Waste Chicago
 
Zero Waste Chicago
 
Zero Waste Chicago Zero Waste 101 Workshop at The Freehand
 
Zero Waste Chicago workshop
 
 
Zero Waste Chicago Composting 101 Workshop at The Freehand

Composting 101

October 25, 7 pm - 8:30 pm

In this free workshop at Patagonia's Lincoln Park store, we'll share the basics of how to compost in Chicago, for everyone from homeowners to apartment dwellers. We'll answer questions, and you'll also have the chance to win a free month of compost pick-up! The workshop is free but spaces are limited, so please register in advance.

 

INTRODUCTION TO ZERO WASTE

October 17, 5 pm - 6:30 pm

In this workshop, produced in collaboration with the Loyola University of Chicago Net Impact Club, we'll cover the basics of embarking on a zero waste life: how to compost easily (yes, even for folks who live in an apartment!) and how to lower your waste when grocery shopping, as well as many other simple switches you can take. The workshop is free but spaces are limited, so please register in advance.

 

ZERO WASTE 101 Workshop at THE FREEHAND

September 23, 11 am - 12 pm

Learn the basics of going zero waste in this workshop at The Freehand. We'll talk about how to get started, where to purchase items in Chicago, answer questions, and more. Attendees will leave with a free "zero waste bar to-go" kit featuring a metal straw, cloth bag, and more, to help you stay zero waste when out and about.

The workshop is free but spaces are limited, so please register in advance here.


DIY Body Care Products Workshop

September 23, 1 pm - 3 pm

Learn the basics of zero waste personal care during an interactive workshop! We will teach you how to make your own body butter and face/body scrub from all-natural, low-waste ingredients and you’ll go home with two Le Parfait jars full of your new products

$25

Please register in advance; tickets are limited and can be purchased here.


COMPOSTING 101 Workshop at THE FREEHAND

September 23, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn how to compost in Chicago in this workshop at The Freehand, for apartment dwellers and homeowners alike. We'll cover the basics of all the different methods, as well as answering your questions. You'll have a chance to win a free month of compost pick-up as well!

The workshop is free but spaces are limited, so please register in advance here.

 

If you have any questions about our upcoming events, please feel free to send us an email at hello@zerowastechicago.org.