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Community Engagement webinars

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Monthly Community Engagement webinars calendar

We’ve been running Community Engagement webinars for the people of Bristol since the start of the pandemic. In place of face-to-face events during coronavirus we wanted to ensure we could continue to communicate with residents. It also provides the opportunities to learn more about waste and recycling and ask any questions.

Coming up

Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask: Wednesday 18th August 6.30 – 7.30pm

How to be a recycling superstar: Wednesday 15th September 6.30 – 7.30pm

Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask: Wednesday 20th October 6.30 – 7.30pm

Festive special: Dreaming of a waste free Christmas: Wednesday 17th November 6.30 – 7.30pm

Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask: Wednesday 19th January 6.30 – 7.30pm

2021 past Community Engagement Webinars

March: Reduce, reuse and recycle your food

April: Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask

May: Reuse, repair and share

June: Q&A All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask

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Wednesday 18 August 6.30 - 7.30pm – Q&A: All you wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask

Ever wonder why it’s necessary to keep your waste separated? Confused about what can be recycled in Bristol? Or simply curious to know where your recycling goes after it’s collected on bin day?

Ask us anything…

In this Community Engagement webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our team anything about waste, recycling or reuse in the city.

Join our experienced team for an evening that will expand your waste and recycling knowledge. This is your chance to get your answers to any burning questions you have on Bristol’s recycling system. You’ll also be able to pick up some tips for reducing and reusing your waste.

Tractor loading cardboard recycling at transfer station

Wednesday 15 September 6.30 - 7.30pm - How to be a recycling superstar

Recycling always leads to plenty of questions…

What can you actually recycle? Which box do you put that kind of recycling in? Where does the recycling go?

Ahead of National Recycle Week (20-27 September) we will be offering tips and tricks to turn you into a recycling champion and a guaranteed #1 favourite with your local collection crew.

Come armed with questions about what you can recycle, where you can recycle them and why you can’t recycle certain items. We’ll do our best to enlighten you.

Two Bristol Waste trucks inside transfer station next to recycling

Wednesday 20 October 6.30 - 7.30pm – Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask

Ever wonder why it’s necessary to keep your waste separated? Confused about what can be recycled in Bristol? Or simply curious to know where your recycling goes after it’s collected on bin day?

Ask us anything…

In this Community Engagement webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our team anything about waste, recycling or reuse in the city.

Join our experienced team for an evening that will expand your waste and recycling knowledge. This is your chance to get your answers to any burning questions you have on Bristol’s recycling system. You’ll also be able to pick up some tips for reducing and reusing your waste.

Christmas presents wrapped with brown paper and string

Wednesday 17 November 6.30 - 7.30pm - Festive special

We’re dreaming of a waste free Christmas…

Join our experienced Bristol Waste team for a virtual mince pie, and a chance to look at how you can reduce your environmental impact this holiday season.

Learn tips, tricks and hacks around food, shopping, presents, decorations and much more.

Bring your festive cheer and feel free to share your top tips with us too.

Cardboard recycling and bales at the Bristol Waste transfer station

Wednesday 19 January 6.30 - 7.30pm - Q&A: All you ever wanted to know about waste but were afraid to ask

Ever wonder why it’s necessary to keep your waste separated? Confused about what can be recycled in Bristol? Or simply curious to know where your recycling goes after it’s collected on bin day?

Ask us anything…

In this Community Engagement webinar, you’ll have the opportunity to ask our team anything about waste, recycling or reuse in the city.

Join our experienced team for an evening that will expand your waste and recycling knowledge. This is your chance to get your answers to any burning questions you have on Bristol’s recycling system. You’ll also be able to pick up some tips for reducing and reusing your waste.

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