Upcoming Events

Zero Waste Conference


  • Wednesday, November 29
    • Sustainability Tabling, 12-1 pm, University Upper Quad
    • WRRAP Swap Meet, 1-4 pm, University Upper Quad: come exchange clothes, household goods and more
    • Electronics Re-use and Repair Workshop, 4-7 pm, Great Hall (College Creek Community Center): free, refurbished laptops and computer equipment
    • Zero Waste Action Forum, 5-6 pm, Banquet Room (Gutswurrak SAC rm 131): Come participate in the university's zero waste action planning
  • Thursday, November 30
    • Drop-in Waste Audit, 11-2 pm, University Upper Quad: Get your hands dirty sorting garbage!
    • Zero Waste Tinker Time, 11-4 pm, Banquet Room, Banquet Room (Gutswurrak SAC rm 131): Creative re-use and craft making
    • Trashion Show Costume-making Workshop, 4:30-6 pm (Location TBD): make trashion fashion for the Trashion Show during tomorrow's Zero Waste Banquet!
    • Weigh the Waste food waste reduction activity, 5-8 pm, Jolly Giant Commons: diners weigh the leftover food on their plates to learn about the impacts of food waste
    • Plarn Making Workshop, 6-8 pm (A.S. Lounge, Nelson Hall West rm 201): learn how to knit re-purposed plastic bags into mats, coozies, and other projects. Clicker here to learn more about Plarn
  • Friday, December 1
    • OhSNAP! Pop-up Thrift Store, 10-2 pm, RWC Drop-in Lounge: find lightly used clothing and housewares at super low costs
    • Volunteer Friday @ CCAT, 10-12 pm and 1-4 pm at CCAT: help prepare the garden for winter, check out the clothing swap, and more
    • Field Trip to Recology Recycling Facility, 12-2 pm (Bus pick-up location in front of Natural Resources): come learn where your recycling goes and how it's processed. Scan the QR code on this form to sign up!
    • Zero Waste Group Bike Ride (All Abilities), 3-4:30 pm, HGH bike station: Easy ride around Arcata to check out a compost site, recycling facility and other examples of zero waste
    • Zero Waste Conference Banquet, 5-7 pm, Nelson Hall East rm 102: food, keynote speakers, Trashion Show, and more! 


 Flier for the 2023 Zero Waste Conference

Past Events

Humboldt Waste Management Tour

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Alternative Transportation Fair
October 5th, 12-3pm on the SAC Quad

The Sustainability Office is hosting a fair to promote alternative transportation options and resources to the campus community. The event will showcase Humboldt bike share, ZipCar car share, preferential carpooling, electric bus tours, BLC bike repair demos, and more. Demos, displays, giveaways and sign-ups!  

Beach Cleanup

September 25th, 2022 9am-1pm at Houda Point/Camel Rock


All-Abilities Group Bicycle Ride

Join us after the Alternative Transportation Fair for an all-abilities group bicycle ride, October 5th from 4-5:30pm, along the Arcata Bike trail to the Arcata Marsh. Meet at the Harry Griffith Hall bikeshare station at 4pm. No bike? No Problem! Show up to use a bikeshare bike for FREE! Got a bike? Show up at 3:30pm to get a free tune-up!

Flyer for Alternative Transportation Fair, October 5th 2021 from 12-3pm on the SAC Quad


Zero Waste Conference

Zero Waste Events

If you would like us to help you make your event Zero Waste- use the OrgSync Event Request form and check the box for zero waste services, or send us an email. 

Contact wrrap@humboldt.edu for more information. 


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Zero Waste Conference 2023 Events

Events for Zero Waste Conference 2023