Wake Forest Sustainability 101 begins September 27, online registration now open

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 2:21pm

The Town of Wake Forest is introducing a free education series for residents interested in learning how to reduce their environmental footprint. Offered by Sustainability Coordinator Jeanette Johnson, “Wake Forest Sustainability 101,” is comprised of six classes on topics ranging from composting and recycling to combating litter and creating household food circularity.

The sessions get underway Wednesday, Sept. 27, with “Composting 101.” Geared for homeowners and led by a Wake County Master Gardner, the workshop will offer the basics on composting and explain how to compost in your own backyard.

Future sessions will include Recycle Right (November 15); Understanding Waste (January 31); Earth Day Education (March 20); Communities Combating Litter (May 22); and Creating Household Food Circularity (July 24).

Free and open to the public, each class is scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Public Works Operations Center, 234 Friendship Chapel Road, or Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.

Online registration is open to the first 20 people to register for each class at https://bit.ly/WFSustainability101. Please note: Registrants may enroll in one or more classes and are not required to sign up for the entire series.

For more information, contact Sustainability Coordinator Jeanette Johnson at 919-435-9585 or [email protected].