recycling

Dismantling old aircraft the green way

Dismantling old aircraft the green way

In a Canadian first, Air Transat and Aerocycle work together to dismantle aging aircraft in a sustainable way.

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Burlington Mall Earns Platinum Award  from Recycling Council of Ontario

Burlington Mall Earns Platinum Award from Recycling Council of Ontario

Recognized for achieving one of the best environmental records among Ontario businesses and institutions, Burlington Mall has received the prestigious Platinum Award from the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) through its Ontario Waste Minimization Awards program.

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June 18, 2011 – Kidseat Recyclers event

Pre-Stampede BBQ and fundraising event for Kidseat Recyclers on June 18, 2011.

Your generous donation will go a long way to helping Kidseat Recyclers reach our goal and prevent as many car seats as possible from hitting the landfills.

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Art for Impact: Something out of Something

Art for Impact: Something out of Something

Join Art for Impact on May 4, at Vancouver’s Performance Works on Granville Island, for an evening of performances exploring how creativity and innovation can improve our relationship with our planet.

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Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

Plastic Pollution in our Oceans

You have probably heard about the garbage patches that our in our oceans but may not know the exactly what it looks like. I however do. I have sailed through 2 of them. I remember being amazed at the sudden onslaught of garbage and wondered if a local fishing boat was dumping into the ocean. I […]

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Bicycle Recycle and Exchange in Calgary

Bicycle Recycle and Exchange in Calgary

Ecole St. Cecilia School is hosting a bicycle recycle and exchange in Calgary on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 9:00 am till 3:30 pm.

Where: 610 Agate Crescent S.E. Calgary – just west on Southland Dr. past Blackfoot

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One Billion Bottles recycled: an Ontario success story

One Billion Bottles recycled: an Ontario success story

Toronto – Today, the One Billionth liquor container was returned to The Beer Store under the Bag it Back program, Ontario’s highly successful deposit return program for wine, spirit and beer containers sold through LCBO and Ontario winery retail stores.

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Electronic waste recycling, household hazardous waste programs available throughout province

Electronic waste recycling, household hazardous waste programs available throughout province

More Than 1.5 Million Kilograms of E-waste, 750,000 Kilograms of HHW Diverted from Landfills by Manitobans in 2009: Blaikie

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IKEA Canada to Eliminate Plastic Bags – July 1, 2009

IKEA Canada to Eliminate Plastic Bags – July 1, 2009

IKEA Canada announced Tuesday that it will no longer offer plastic bags to customers to tote their purchases.  Instead, customers can either bring their own bag or purchase the IKEA Blue Bag, made of recyclable polypropylene plastic and already in use as an in-store shopping bag.  The sizeable bag costs only $1. Effective date:  July […]

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Nova Scotians Have Some Sorting Out To Do – RRFB Nova Scotia survey finds that while nine out of 10 residents recycle, many are unsure of what goes where

Nova Scotians Have Some Sorting Out To Do – RRFB Nova Scotia survey finds that while nine out of 10 residents recycle, many are unsure of what goes where

TRURO, NS, Oct. 24 /CNW/ – According to a survey commissioned by RRFB Nova Scotia, there is much to celebrate when it comes to Nova Scotian’s enthusiasm for recycling. However, while 91 per cent of residents in the province are doing their part to improve the environment by recycling, many are in need of a […]

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