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Earth Day: make a pledge, win a clothesline!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in | Comments Off on Earth Day: make a pledge, win a clothesline!

What are YOU doing for Earth Day? Kamloops 350 and the BC Sustainable Energy Association have some suggestions, and are hoping that residents will get on board by making a public pledge for an Earth Day action. Everyone who posts a pledge will be entered into a draw for 5 retractable indoor/outdoor clotheslines, courtesy of BCSEA-Kamloops. Earth Day Kamloops 2014 is a Facebook event where residents are encouraged to share their commitments with the rest of the city. “We’d like people to think about their daily habits and make some adjustments, whether for a day, a month, a year—or forever!” says Gisela Ruckert of Kamloops 350. “Earth Day is a convenient reminder that we need to live more lightly on this planet, and this campaign will hopefully give some of us that extra bit of motivation to do what...

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April 22nd is Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 16, 2009 in At Issue | 1 comment

On Earth Day this year, consider doing something for Mother Earth, such as: Organize a neighbourhood clean up. Buy environmentally friendly cleaning products or try using natural cleaners such as vinegar, lemons or baking soda. Reduce the amount of resources you use and generate less waste. Pack a litterless lunch, reusable items can be 45% less expensive and they have approximately 89% less waste than single use lunches. Composting reduces household waste by 30% and helps decrease greenhouse gases generated from our landfill. * Reuse items before discarding them. Donate used goods to local charities, shops or schools. Post items on the TNRD Reuses website to give away or sell up to $99 Recycle materials that can be made into new products. For materials not accepted in the curbside program, please visit Recyclopedia at TNRD Reuses for alternate options....

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