Recycle Right – Holiday Edition Webinar

Webinar

You recycle, right? But do you recycle right? If you’ve ever found yourself squinting to look for a recycling symbol on a product, arguing with your friend or spouse over a pizza box, or wondering what actually happens to your recycling when it leaves the curb, you’ll have these questions and more answered during Recycling […]

RIEEA Virtual Lunch & Learn: Professional Development

Online

Executive Director Jeanine Silversmith will facilitate a discussion about the pros and cons of hosting professional development for teachers – is it worth the time and effort? What does it take for PD to be successful? Virtual Lunch & Learns alternate between open/office hours and more traditional educational programming.

Interactive Virtual Tour of Resource Recovery Facility

Webinar

Can’t make it to our facility in Johnston but still want an interactive tour? Join one of our educators for a guided virtual tour to see how Rhode Island’s waste is managed. You will get an inside look at our Materials Recycling Facility, Small Vehicle Area, Eco-Depot, Leaf & Yard Debris Composting Operation, and the […]

Science Pub: Grassland Restoration on Nantucket Island

Zoom

Science Pub is a virtual speaker series by the Linda Loring Nature Foundation to connect people with real-world science and research. Guest speakers present their work in an informal and relaxed setting where questions and discussion are encouraged. This year marks the 10th year of Science Pub. The first of 2024 features Dr. Sarah Bois, […]

Science Pub: Stewardship of Xeric Habitats for Rare Bees and Moths in the Northeast

Online

Science Pub is a virtual speaker series sponsored by the Linda Loring Nature Foundation to connect people with real-world science and research. Guest speakers present their work in an informal and relaxed setting where questions and discussion are encouraged. The speaker for February, Elizabeth Crisfield, will talk about a regional pollinator project in the Northeast, […]

Intro to Composting

Webinar

This presentation will give you all the information you need to start composting in your backyard. Topics covered include a review of different ways to compost, what goes (and does not go!) in your compost bin, best practices for managing your bin, and how to harvest and apply your finished compost. If you’ve always wanted […]

Recycling Right

Webinar

You recycle, right? But do you recycle right? If you’ve ever found yourself squinting to look for a recycling symbol on a product, arguing with your friend or spouse over a pizza box, or wondering what actually happens to your recycling when it leaves the curb, you’ll have these questions and more answered during "Recycling […]

Interactive Virtual Tour of R.I. Resource Recovery

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. 65 Shun Pike, Johnston, Rhode Island

Can’t make it to our facility in Johnston but still want an interactive tour? Join one of our educators for a guided virtual tour to see how Rhode Island’s waste is managed. You will get an inside look at our Materials Recycling Facility, small vehicle area, Eco-Depot, leaf & yard debris composting operation, and the […]

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Advocacy 101

Online

Join the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association (RIEEA) for its Virtual Lunch & Learn. The featured speaker will be Phoenix Wheeler (they/them), director of advocacy for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Phoenix will explain how to develop an effective advocacy strategy, use best practices to organize in your community, and change the hearts and […]

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Office Hours

Online

Join us  for a Virtual Lunch & Learn: Office Hours with the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association. Executive Director Jeanine Silversmith will be available to make new connections, answer questions, and delve into discussion on the state of environmental education in R.I.

Beavers: Restorers of Biodiversity

Online

How can we remember what it means to be in relationship with the Earth and the water cycle through beavers? In this panel discussion, we will delve into our shared past, present, and future, and learn what is possible if we let beavers do what they do best, cultivating pathways for coexistence and more-than-human infrastructures. […]

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Revisiting Art for Eco-Advocacy

Online

Join our Executive Director Jeanine Silversmith to revisit the theme of our 2024 annual summit: Art for Eco-Literacy and Activism. Whether or not you were able to join us for the summit back in March, you’re welcome to come and reflect on the use of art in environmental education with others in our local community. […]

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