Recycling Ambassador Program

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Become a Recycling Ambassador and help inspire your community to reduce waste. Recycling Ambassadors take a six-week training program to learn more about environmental health, waste systems and recycling. Recycling Ambassadors agree to volunteer 20 hours annually to encourage others to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Workshop topics include:

  • Waste systems in Ramsey County.
  • Yard waste, food waste, and composting.
  • Climate change.
  • Environmental justice.
  • Household hazardous waste.
  • General recycling.

Get help from a Recycling Ambassador

If you have an event or project that could use Recycling Ambassador volunteers, contact Mariah Quick.

Example volunteer opportunities include hosting an informative booth at events, monitoring waste stations at fairs, and giving educational presentations.

Fall 2023 registration now full

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Recycling Ambassador Wait List

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