Waste Diversion Challenge at Green City Market

April 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Visit Green City Market’s indoor market on Saturday, April 1 and you can win…it’s no joke! 

Do you know what’s recyclable in Chicago? Can worms seriously eat your garbage? What really goes in the trash in your alley or dumpster? Stop by for a fun and interactive waste challenge and show us what you’ve got! Chicagoans throw away 7.3 million tons of trash per year, filling up our limited landfill area. The waste diversion challenge will feature different stations that will make it exciting to learn how to divert your waste from landfills all while giving you the chance to win special prizes! 
                                               
Let us know how eager you are to help reduce your impact on Chicago's waste cycle and reserve your space now for FREE and show up anytime between 9:00 - 11:00am to play! 

Stay tuned for more details, including a special presentation by a Chicago Conservation Corps Leader, WasteNot Compost, and Green City Market, where you can win a prize just for showing up. 
 
Schedule of Events: 
9:00 - 10:00am -- Waste Diversion Challenge
  • Test your knowledge about recycling and composting in the City of Chicago! 
  • The first 25 attendees to make it through the course will win prizes, including $5 to shop the market, reusable tote bags, reusable water bottles, and more!
10:00 - 10:20am -- Compost & Recycling Presentation
  • Hear from WasteNot Compost, Green City Market, and C3 leaders about the basics of composting and recycling.
  • Plus, two lucky attendees will win $10 to shop the market! 
10:20 - 11:15am -- Waste Diversion Challenge (continued)
  • Test your knowledge about recycling and composting in the City of Chicago! 
Find out more information here

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