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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Sustainability Speakers Series

Program Contact: Heather Teegarden, Natural Resource Outreach Program Coordinator
425-357-6027 •

Give us 50 minutes, we’ll teach you something

WSU Snohomish County Extension – Sustainable Community Stewards are thrilled to be offering this series with a focus on a variety of environmental sustainability education in areas including Waste Reduction, Proper Recycling, Zero Waste Life Hacks, Reducing Food Waste, Reducing Consumption and Plastic Use, plus Composting! We are equally thrilled to be partnering with our Waste Wise Program colleagues at WSU Island County Extension and our community partners at Sno-Isle Library on this series. Past Session Recordings [Link]

Upcoming 2021 Sessions

These events are free and open to all! Registration is required.

May – ReThink!
  • May 26th – Reduce & Reuse with these Zero Waste Lifehacks! presented by Siobhan McComb, Zero waste and sustainable lifestyle consultant, owner of One Glass Jar

Session Description: The way zero waste lifestyle is becoming the norm in daily conversations is so inspiring! Are you ready to be inspired? Join us as Siobhan shares first-hand her creative tips and tricks to successfully tackle the challenges of those striving for Zero Waste Living with a family of 4, especially doing so during a pandemic!

Speaker Bio: Siobhan McComb is an entrepreneur, community educator-presenter, wife and mother of two with a passion for the environment.  For the past 25 years her family has been transitioning to a zero waste lifestyle.  Along the way she has been presenting about zero waste at locations around the beautiful Puget Sound. She has taught and presented at;  Amazon, 21 Acres, Sustainamania Fair, The Recology Stores and Sno-Isle Natural Food Coop to name a few. She has also appeared in The Washington Post in December 2018. Follow her blog,, to see how she and her family manage and how you can transition to a zero waste lifestyle.

Questions? Email:

2021 Sessions

Check out all of the past Sustainability Speaker Series Recordings [LINK]!
Fall series to be announced soon!


To participate:

  • You need to sign up for a Zoom account to participate. You can easily Create a Free Zoom Account if you do not already have one.
  • You need to have your Zoom account set up and be registered for the webinar at least two hours before the webinar start time.
  • If you are interested in a webinar but will be unable to attend, you can register anyway so that you can receive a link to the recording.

Acknowledgements and Accommodations

This program is made possible in part by funding support from Washington State University Extension  and Snohomish County.

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Heather Teegarden at 425-357-6027 or at least two weeks prior to the event. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

WSU Extension publications contain material written and produced for public distribution. Alternate formats of our educational materials are available upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact Heather Teegarden at WSU Extension Natural Resources or call 425-357-6027 for more information.

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