Thursday, August 11, 2016

Get Ready for Back-to-School at the Reuse Centre

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The City of Edmonton is inviting families to get ready for going back to school during a three-day event at the Reuse Centre.
Participate in free drop-in crafting workshops to decorate stationery out of reusable items and shop for school supplies (while supplies last). Residents can also donate unused school or office supplies.

Dates & Times:
Thursday, August 18, Noon - 8 p.m. (workshops from 4 - 7 p.m.)
Friday, August 19, Noon - 6 p.m. (workshops from 1 - 3 p.m.)
Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (workshops from Noon - 4 p.m.)
Location: Reuse Centre, 6835 83 Street
Admission: Free (shopping costs $5 for up to 50 kg)

Not able to attend? The Reuse Centre offers fun, hands-on learning experiences that show participants how to reduce waste at home through reuse, crafting and DIY ideas. They include:

The Reuse Centre promotes the benefits of reuse and diverts waste from landfill by accepting reusable items to make them available for others. The Reuse Centre is unique as it deals with many items that are not accepted elsewhere. In 2015, the centre accepted 243 tonnes of donations and had nearly 30,000 customer visits.

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