Sustainable Living


Upcoming Classes and Events

The City of Redmond is hosting free ongoing classes and events to provide information and tools to live more sustainably. This includes information about waste reduction, recycling, safer cleaning, shopping to reduce climate impacts, and more! Check back often for news about upcoming classes and events.


Sustainable Living  - Pop Up In the Park

Waste Reduction and Recycling

When: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Downtown Park 16101 Redmond Way- look for the city table
Additional Information: 

  • Visit with a local recycling expert to learn where items go: recycling, composting, or garbage, and see live waste reduction demonstrations 
  • Win a free, reusable, metal utensil kit (While supplies last. First come first served. One per person) and pick up the most recent City of Redmond recycling guide.

    ReUsable Utensil Kit


City of Redmond Sustainable Living: Ask a Recycling Expert

Join the City of Redmond and Waste Management for a free, virtual event to learn what goes in your recycling, composting, and garbage. The event will begin with a brief overview from Redmond recycling experts and then open up to all your questions.

 This event will be held on two different days:

  • Thursday, August 12th ,7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 16th ,7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


All classes are free, but registration is required. Registration is open to anyone living in Redmond and beyond. The Zoom Link will be sent the day before each class.

Registration closes an hour before each class. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before each event. For same-day registrations, they will be sent shortly before the start of the class.

To register, click the Register button below.

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Past Sustainable Living Classes 

For more information or to be added to an email list to be notified when these classes will be offered again, contact

  • Sustainable Kitchen - Learn how to buy, store, and cook foods to prevent waste. Class includes recipes.
  • Home Recycling and Composting - Find out what items go into your recycle or compost cart, plus tips to reduce plastics.
  • Simplify for Sustainability - Find out how to properly dispose of batteries, medicine, and more, plus tips on decluttering.
  • Sustainable Cleaning - Learn how to choose safer cleaning products or how to make your own with simple ingredients. 
  • Sustainable Self Care - Learn to make safer choices about body care products, including recipes to make your own.