recycling

The RDEK’s Yellow Bin Recycling Program has been renewed for another five years.

Stocked Co. offers a package-free refillery with the goal of reducing waste and offering an alternative shopping option in Fernie.

When it comes to thinking green, my mind automatically thinks of the Three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. It was drilled into me since kindergarten to think about ways to reduce my waste, reuse old materials, and recycle my cans and bottles. 

Learn about the impact of plastic bags, straws and coffee cups as a result of the food industry, and how to avoid using the excuse for single use.

Ms. Shully's Grade 3/4 Class, at Isabella Dicken Elementary School, has been working hard for the past few months hand-sewing reusable produce bags to sell to community members. Their goal is to reduce plastic waste one plastic bag at a time, starting with produce bags at the grocery store.

April’s heroes, in a slightly tedious-link sort of way, stem from pizza. Pizza being utterly delicious must surely result in some pretty special heroes. This month is also the month of all things green, so it seemed fitting to highlight some special green heroes. I found some in the form of Dawn Deydey and Megan Walsh, who over the past six years have developed the green initiative, beyondrecycling.ca, into the fantastic and hands-on educational program it is today.