Education & Events

Waste Reduction and Recycling School Workshops

The City of Coquitlam hosts fun, educational and hands-on workshops on waste reduction and recycling. These themed workshops are led by trained City staff who will visit your classroom for free.

The workshops are designed with both teachers and students in mind. The waste reduction and recycling workshops:

  • have content that links with the BC Ministry of Education Prescribed Learning Outcomes;
  • are geared towards different age groups and interest levels; and
  • consist of hands-on activities.

Prepare your students to be stewards of a sustainable future by immersing them into the fascinating world of waste reduction, recycling and composting!

Learn more: 

For details, contact: 
wastereduction@coquitlam.ca
604-927-35​00

Community Outreach

Is your community group interested in learning more about garbage and recycling in Coquitlam? Need more information to help you become bear aware?

We deliver presentations to community groups to help further educate residents on waste reduction and recycling in Coquitlam. To book a presentation please call 604-927-3500 or email:

wastereduction@coquitlam.ca (for general waste & recycling presentations)

urbanwildlife@coquitlam.ca (for bear aware and urban wildlife presentations)