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Volunteer to be a WasteBuster

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Monday 26 September 2016

We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help Essex residents waste less and recycle more.

All we ask is that you volunteer for a minimum of three activities over a year and have plenty of enthusiasm to improve your local community and environment.

What you can do as a WasteBuster

  • Promote home composting, reuse and Love Food Hate Waste at local events
  • Talk to community groups about different waste and recycling themes
  • Host drop-ins and workshops about cooking with leftovers or using compost
  • Assist with crafts and upcycling sessions
  • Write press releases and articles
  • Anything that suits your skills or helps you follow your passions

Benefits of being a WasteBuster

  • You'll receive full training and have access to excellent resources
  • Paid travel and lunch expenses
  • You'll gain knowledge and experience in food waste reduction and home composting
  • Meet like-minded people at regular social events
  • Engage your local community and develop your own ideas
  • Rewards at key milestones

Upcoming Training Day

The next training day will be held on Saturday 24th November (time and location TBC). To be a part of this growing volunteer group contact us below.

To find out more

Email: waste.busters@essex.gov.uk