Virtual Presentation @ Portland Public Library


Join ecomaine and Portland Public Library for a virtual presentation about recycling and sustainable solid waste management.  What happens when you throw something "away?"  It doesn't really go away...!  Learn more about what happens when it leaves your curbside!

ecomaine Papermaking at Bonney Memorial Library

Bonney Memorial Library

Looking for a fun and sustainable craft project? Join ecomaine to learn how to make handmade paper at home! Dig into your recycling bins and create one-of-a-kind cards, seed paper, or journals pressed with native flowers. Try your hand at recycling and make new from old!

Virtual Program with ecomaine & Prince Memorial Library (Cumberland)


Join ecomaine and Prince Memorial Library to find out what happens when you throw something "away."  (Hint - it doesn't really go away!)  Learn about recycling and sustainable waste management from Maine's leader in single sort recycling, waste-to-energy, and sustainable waste recovery.

Taking the Stink Out of Trash (Compost)


From your backyard to an industrial composting facility, we’ll go over all the ways available to make sure your food scraps are contributing to local soil production instead of sitting in a landfill! Join Katrina Venhuizen, ecomaine Senior Environmental Educator, in learning more about what’s in your trash can and how to reduce your household […]

There’s No Such Thing As Away


Have you ever wondered what happens to your trash after you throw it “away?” We’re here to tell you, and it’ll probably surprise you. Join Katrina Venhuizen, Senior Environmental Educator at ecomaine, to learn how your household waste is turned into renewable energy and what you can do to further reduce the space your household’s […]