Resource Conservation 101 Webinars

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The Sustainability Academy's webinars will provide participants in San Mateo County with a general knowledge and practical skills for conserving resources in your home and work. The webinars will teach you the basics of the 4Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot) and pollution prevention.

The Sustainability Academy (formerly known as the RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy) is designed to train San Mateo County community members about resource conservation and empower them to promote resource conservation in their communities. This no-cost educational program is made available through the County of San Mateo.

Register and participate in any one of our upcoming webinars.



Webinar Dates


Registration Link

Zero Waste for Your Home and Office

Learn how you can help divert waste generated from your home, business and community from going to the landfill though the "4R" technique - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016


Register here!

Don't Pollute! How to Properly Dispose of Toxics In Your Community

Want to help eliminate pollution in your community? Help reduce electronic, household hazardous (oil, paint, etc.) and pharmaceuticals waste by participating in this webinar.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017


Register here!

Please check back later for additional webinars and dates in fall 2016!

You must be 14 years or older to attend the classes, and a resident, business owner, employee, or student located within San Mateo County.

The Goal of These Webinars

GET INVOLVED - Learn all about the latest-and-greatest resource conservation topics and what you can do to empower yourself and others to conserve resources in San Mateo County.

GIVE BACK - Volunteer to educate your friends, neighbors, kids, teachers, and community about the value and benefits of resource conservation.

While we do not ask the Resource Conservation 101 webinar participants to commit to volunteering your time, we highly encourage all webinar participants to volunteer to promote resource conservation.


To find out more about the Academy, please contact Eun-Soo Lim, our Sustainability Academy Coordinator, at or (650) 599-1498, toll free at 1-888-442-2666.

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