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Free Home and Garden Workshops


Tacoma and Pierce County residents are invited to participate in free workshops designed to support healthy, sustainable homes and gardens. 


Workshop Already Full?
If a workshop you'd like to take is full, please register for the wait list. You will be notified if there's a cancellation. Some workshops may be repeated if a minimum of 10 are on the wait list.


Advance registration required. Schedule is subject to change.


June 2016

Ductless Heat Pump & A/C: Advantages & Incentives  

June 11

10:30 AM

Water-wise pollinator plants for beauty & function - CANCELED

June 18

10:30 AM

Backyard Chickens: Getting Started

June 25

10:30 AM


Backyard Chickens: Getting Started - NEW

June 25

1:30 PM

July 2016


Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting

July 9

10:30 AM


Food: Too Good to Waste -- Join the Challenge! - NEW Tuesday workshop

July 12

6:30 PM

Solar Power: How it Can Work for You  

July 16

10:30 AM


Herb Gardens for Flavor & Fun 

July 23

10:30 AM


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EnviroHouse at Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (formerly Tacoma Landfill)
3510 South Mullen Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
Driving directions

Visits and Pre-Arranged Tours
The EnviroHouse is open for drop-in visits or pre-arranged tours.

General Public Hours
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM - 5 PM.


Please call (253) 573-2426 or email the EnviroHouse with questions. 


Save the Date: South Sound Sustainability Expo

The ninth annual South Sound Sustainability Expo is set for March 5, 2016, at the Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. Free event with vendors, family-friendly activities and workshops.


Other Workshop Resources


Pierce County Free Edible Garden Workshops
Tacoma, Lakewood, Puyallup, and Orting
Gallucci Learning Garden Free Workshops
South 14th and G streets
Tacoma, WA
WSU Pierce County Master Gardeners





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Contact EnviroHouse

(253) 573-2426




Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center
(formerly Tacoma Landfill)
3510 South Mullen Street
Tacoma, WA 98409


Driving Directions