4th Annual E-Waste Collection – Burlington Mall – April 24 – 28

Burlington ON – Burlington Mall will hold its 4th Annual “ecoHero” E-Waste Collection from Wednesday April 24 through Sunday April 28, providing area residents with the opportunity to clear out broken down, outdated and obsolete electronics from their homes and offices. Last spring’s collection broke all previous records by bringing in 19.7 metric tonnes of…

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.

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.

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…

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

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.

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…

Gibsons Recycling Depot

Gibsons Recycling Depot is committed to the Healthy Environment of the Sunshine Coast, BC. Recycling is one of the most Powerful ways that we as Individuals and Businesses can make a Difference today! Gibsons Recycling Depot is very proud to support our neighbours and friends in the Sunshine Coast community. Please come see our “Easy – drive…

10 Easy Ideas For A Sustainable 2008

Here is a detailed list of easy things we can do in our everyday lives to be more sustainable.  Ideas range from the obvious like installing CF bulbs to exploring studies showing eating vegetarian has a much smaller footprint and tips for how to integrate sustainable transportation into our lives. 10 Easy Ideas For A…