Be a Zero Waste Block Leader!
Block Leaders are "green-minded" active neighborhood residents who help spread the word about recycling in their neighborhoods.
Their mission is to unite the community to promote environmental issues and lead the effort in creating a cleaner, greener Austin. As a Block Leader, you will receive a bundle of educational door hangers to share with neighbors and a quarterly newsletter.
If interested, please visit our Block Leader webpage to signup! Visit www.austintexas.gov/zerowasteblockleader for more information.Block Leader Responsibilities
- Pledge to work with your neighbors to educate them on recycling, composting or reuse and Austin's Zero Waste Goals.
- Invitations to volunteer at community events with Austin Resource Recovery Staff.
- Share information from Austin Resource Recovery with your community.
- Pick your level of activity! Choose from several ways to participate.
Why Being A Block Leader Is Important
Zero Waste Block Leaders play an important role in helping Austin reach our Zero Waste Goals. Block Leaders share their passion for recycling, reusing & composting with their neighbors in a fun and educational way.
By being a Zero Waste Block Leader, you will have many opportunities to learn more about our services, the facilities we work with, training opportunities and recognition for the work you do in your community.
If interested, please visit our Block Leader webpage to signup! Visit www.austintexas.gov/zerowasteblockleader for more information.
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- 10-20 hours a year
- Application needed - please visit www.austintexas.gov/zerowasteblockleader