WEDNESDAY November 22, 6pm-9pm will see another Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle take place at the Community Centre. All are welcome to join the movement to help make Pemberton plastic-bag free. This session will be a Ski School pinnie bonanza, with the aim of beating last month's 57 bags sewn! Come anytime during those hrs, even … Continue reading Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle takes place November 22
via the SLRD Repair is a radical act. So get radical. And get behind Pemberton's first Repair Cafe. Fix it, don't throw it away! What is a Repair Café? Repair Cafés are free meeting places and they’re all about repairing things - together. At the Repair Café you will find the expertise, tools and materials … Continue reading Pemberton’s first Repair Cafe is coming, Saturday October 21
I wonder if, the next time my kid asks me for something, I can point him towards this - is there another way, to fill that need, that desire for a shiny thing... More to the point, I wonder if the next time desire rises in me, I can take a breath, pause, and … Continue reading Think before you buy, is there another way?
Could you fit a year's worth of your garbage into a mason jar?
We're halfway through National Waste Reduction Week. The SLRD's Zero Waste team have been inviting folk to share your garbage hacks and recycling tips, and win. It's an invitation to show how you love this place, reduce waste, inspire your friends and reduce landfill bloat. And all it takes is a photo or suggestion online. … Continue reading Share your household garbage hacks, invites the SLRD, to win. Actually, we’ll all win. A better planet.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District wants to hear your household garbage hacks, to coincide with National Waste Reduction Week, October 19-25 2015. Starting with 7 simple strategies, they're hoping to crowdsource the ultimate How To Guide for regional residents who love this place, and are willing to help move the dial on our landfill bloat. 1. Recycle first. 2. … Continue reading The SLRD wants to hear your household garbage hacks and how you #lovethisplace
Great article shared by the SLRD Zero Waste team last week: from Treehugger (click the link for the full story) The hardest thing about a Zero Waste lifestyle is not "getting started." It's having to live in a world where few other people care about Zero Waste. Reality dictates that those of us concerned with the … Continue reading Commitment can be lonely. Do it anyway.