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Support mug-cycling at TRU

Posted by on Mar 3, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

I just watched a cool video made by a group of TRU students (Jeff Hicks, Bonnie Klohn, and Kaitlin Boyd) who have entered the TD Go Green Challenge.  The contest asks students to solve a sustainability challenge facing their school and make a video about it. Their idea is a Mug Share Program, kind of like a bike share, but with mugs instead of bikes.  Instead of hoping that people remember to bring a mug from home, re-usable mugs would be available for pickup and drop-off wherever coffee & tea are sold.  The prizes are quite substantial….. The first place video will receive $100,000 to support sustainability initiatives at their school, 2nd and 3rd places receive $20,000 and $15,000 respectively, and they are currently vying for the People’s Choice Award, a $2500 prize. The trio is trying to get...

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Kamloops E-Waste Collection

Posted by on Apr 16, 2009 in At Issue | 0 comments

April 18, 2009 9am – 1pm Aberdeen Village Center, 1395 Hillside Way – Come to the west end of the parking lot by Pacific Way Help us dispose of electronic waste the right way! Bring your unwanted e-waste to our Earth Day event on Saturday, April 18th for our e-waste recycling. Only the first 100 residential drop-offs will be accepted. We can take computers, monitors, keyboards, mice and printers. Laptops less than four years old will be donated to the Developing World Connections charity. ReStore volunteers will be onsite to see if any old PCs can be refurbished as well. Contact Email: kamloops@1800gotjunk.com...

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