Sustainable Living


FREE Sustainable Living Classes and Events

The City of Redmond is hosting free sustainable living classes. Classes at the Redmond library will be in-person while the rest are virtual.  

Sustainable Classes

Sustainable Living Game Night (in-person at the Redmond Library)

In partnership with King County Library, test your knowledge at a fun, action-packed Sustainable Living Game Night. All attendees will receive prizes to help live more sustainably. All ages welcome. A parent or guardian must accompany children under 14.

  • Wednesday, October 5, 5 - 6 p.m. 
    Topic: Recycle Right and Reduce Food Waste
  • Wednesday, November 9, 5 - 6 p.m. 
    Topic: Reduce Plastic Waste and Avoid Hazardous Materials at Home

 Sustainable Kitchen (virtual)

Learn how to buy, store, and cook foods to prevent waste. Class includes recipes for using food scraps, like making salsa from carrot tops.

  • Wednesday, October 26, 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 16 at 7 – 8 p.m. (Holiday Edition) 

Sustainable Cleaning (virtual)

Learn how to choose safer cleaning products or how to make non-toxic cleaners with simple ingredients at home.

  • Wednesday, September 28, 7 – 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 3, 12 – 1 p.m. 

Waste Free Giving (virtual)

Learn tips and sources for making more sustainable purchases of materials or experiences for gift giving just in time for the holidays.

  • Wednesday, November 30, 7 - 8 p.m.

Recycling Classes

Home Recycling/Composting (virtual)

Find out which items go in your recycling or compost cart, plus tips to reduce single use plastics. 

  • Thursday, September 15, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Ask A Recycling Expert (virtual)

Join this “question and answer” session to ask a panel of experts about items you have at home or general questions about waste reduction, recycling, and composting.

  • Thursday, October 13, 7 - 8 p.m.

Using Resources and Tools for Recycling or Disposing of Unusual Items (virtual) 

This class will show you the host of available tools online and beyond for waste reduction, recycling, and disposal.

  • Friday, October 21, 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Monday, December 5, 7 – 8 p.m.



Have questions or need more information?

Contact Redmond Recycling Information.