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Workshops

Free Home and Garden Workshops

 

Advance Registration Required

Click the links below to register for workshops. If you have difficulty registering online or would prefer to register by phone, please contact the EnviroHouse at (253) 573-2426. Registration requests may also be sent via email. Please note the workshop dates and times on your calendar. If your plans change, please call or email to cancel so others on the wait lists can attend.

 

Workshop Already Full?

Please register for the wait list. You will be notified if there's a cancellation. Some workshops may be repeated if a minimum of ten people are on the wait list.

 

May 2019

Backyard Chickens: Getting Started
Saturday, May 4, 10:30 AM

Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting
Saturday, May 11, 10:30 AM

Solar Power: How it Can Work for You
Saturday, May 11, 1:30 PM

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know
Saturday, May 18, 10:30 AM

How to Make a Rain Barrel
Sunday, May 19, 1:30 PM

May-25-26 – No Workshops, Memorial Day Weekend

June 2019 

Need Window Solutions? What to Know! 

Saturday, June 1, 10:30 AM

 

Be Cool! Home Cooling Solutions, AC-Heat Pump
Saturday, June 8, 10:30 AM

Weeds, Pests & Non-toxic Solutions
Saturday, June 15, 10:30 AM

Backyard Chickens: Getting Started
Saturday, June 15, 1:30 PM

 

Heat Pumps - See June 8

Sunday, June 16

Preserving Food date changed to June 29

 

New workshop TBA; please check back.

Saturday, June 22, 10:30 AM

Preserving Food with Low Sugar & Salt 
Saturday, June 29, 10:30 AM – PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE

Container Gardening: Decks, Patios, Confined Spaces
Saturday, June 29, 1:30 PM

 

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know - Please Register for May 18 or August 10

  

July   

THURSDAY, JULY 4 - ALL SOLID WASTE FACILITIES CLOSED
No workshops - July 4—7 holiday weekend
   

  

Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting
Saturday, July 13, 10:30 AM

Preserving Your Harvest Year Round
Saturday, July 20, 10:30 AM
 
Solar Power: How it Can Work for You  
Saturday, July 27, 10:30 AM

August

Drying and Preserving Herbs
Saturday, August 3, 10:30 AM

Electric Vehicles: Why Now; What to Know
Saturday, August 10, 10:30 AM

 

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Location  

EnviroHouse at Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (formerly Tacoma Landfill)

3510 S. Mullen Street

Tacoma, WA 98409

Driving directions

 

Visits and Pre-Arranged Tours
The EnviroHouse is open for drop-in visits or pre-arranged tours.

General Public Hours
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 5 PM.

Questions

Please call (253) 573-2426 or email the EnviroHouse with questions. 

 

Other Garden Resources

Pierce County Free Edible Garden Workshops
Tacoma, Lakewood, Puyallup, Parkland, and Orting
WSU Pierce County Master Gardeners 
Tacoma, Puyallup and other Pierce County locations

 

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Contact EnviroHouse

(253) 573-2426

Email EnviroHouse

 

Location

Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center
(formerly Tacoma Landfill)
3510 S. Mullen St.
Tacoma, WA 98409

 

Driving Directions