Friday, May 17, 2024

Time 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Format & Length: In-person, 7.5 hours 

Audience: 6th-12th grade ecuators, formal and nonformal 


  • Project Learning Tree’s  Explore Your Environment K-8 Curriculum 
  • Project Learning Tree’s Exploring Environmental Issues, Municipal Solid Waste 


Where does trash go when it leaves your home? Tour Metro's transfer station to experience the sights and smells of our trash while learning how garbage and hazardous waste is managed in the region. We’ll explore what is in our trash and actions we can take to reduce the impact of garbage on people and nature. 

Participants receive two of Project Learning Tree’s guides: Explore Your Environment and Exploring Environmental Issues, Municipal Solid Waste.

Wear closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Snacks provided. You are encouraged to bring your lunch as nearby options for food are limited.

This workshop is brought to you by: Metro and Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP)

Offered at no cost to Oregon educators. PDUs available. Substitute reimbursement available on teacher workdays. 

Registration for this workshop has closed. 

Portland, OR