Our interactive Education Center is the perfect destination for most community or school groups, environmental clubs, and those who are curious about our recycling sorting facility and to learn about Saskatchewan’s waste diversion programs!
Adult & Community Groups: We offer in-facility tours for most individuals ages 12 and up. Tour sessions are available weekdays and are 1 hour in length; accommodating single individuals up to a maximum of 14 participants. Have a larger group, like a business or community group? We offer 30-minute “Lunch & Learn” sessions at your facility! FAQ for ADULT GROUPS tours.
School Groups: Loraas Recycle offers FREE busing in Saskatoon & educational classroom sessions to students Grade 4 to 7 and up learning Earth Sciences. We use interactive virtual games, videos, quizzes, and MORE! Mini-tours may be available for Grades 6 and up to see our plant in action. We can accomodate up to a maximum of 30 students. Click to see our downloadable 2019-2020 Education Center Poster or FAQ for CLASS GROUPS tours for additional answers to our most commonly asked questions.
Use the online booking tool below to reserve a tour or session.
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Welcome to the Loraas Education Center!
ATTENTION TEACHERS: STUDENT GROUP BOOKINGS ARE FULL FOR 2019. Booking reservations will be opened in 3-month internvals. Bookings for January to March 2020 reservations will begin December 4th. Bookings for April to Mid-June reservations will begin March 4th. Follow @LoraasYXE and set your notifications so you don’t miss out!
TO BEGIN BOOKING A TOUR: *Important* Please fully read the ‘Terms & Conditions’ below before booking a tour; excludes Lunch & Learn sessions. Select your (1) ‘Service’ and (2) ‘Worker’. Then choose (3) An available “white” calendar date and (4) Fill out all the required fields. All dates that are “grey” or “red” are unavailable.
You will be provided with available times. Education Session and Tour times are set, however Lunch & Learn sessions can be altered by leaving a comment and a representative will contact you. You are allowed one service per booking.
Having issues booking your reservation? Use the ‘Click Here’ button above or give us a call at (306) 242-2300.
Loraas: Tour Safety Terms & Conditions
Our industrial facility is operational during tour times. For safety reasons:
- If your group has individuals with cognitive, behavioural, visual, sensory, or mobility disabilities, on-site tours are not recommended. Please contact us for alternative recommendations.
- Individuals must be 9 (Grade 4) or older for classroom Education Sessions at our facility. Individuals must be 12 (Grade 6) or older for in-facility MRF tours.
- We do not have wheelchair/mobility accessibility at our facility.
- All individuals visiting our facility are required to sign our waiver form (disbursed after booking). Parental consent is required for anyone under the age of 18.
Online Booking Calendar
**Any bookings reservations that do not meet our ‘Loraas Safety Terms & Conditions’ will be declined.**
In-Facility Tour Waiver Forms
Click one of the following for a downloadable in-facility tour and in-classroom education session waiver form:
- Adult over 18 – Waiver Form
- Parent, Teacher, or Chaperone – Waiver Form
- Student under 18 – Waiver Form