événements spéciaux

L'organisation d'un évènement pendant la Semaine canadienne de réduction des déchets est une excellente façon d'engager votre communauté dans les 3R et la réduction des déchets. Toute entreprise, école ou municipalité ou tout individu peut inscrire un évènement pour la Semaine de réduction des déchets. Voici certains des évènements populaires : repas zéro déches dans les écoles et les bureaux, organiser une collecte de déchets (matières dangereuses, textiles, ou appareils électroniques), et visionnement gratuit de documentaire avec séance d'information.

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Évènements de la Semaine canadienne de réduction des déchets

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Colombie-Britannique

Brentwood Environmental Action Team

Recycling cell phones, educating students about proper waste streaming and a skit at a weekly assembly. Good Green Deeds certificate for prizes. Read more

Community Garage Sale & Market by Kal Tire

Community garage sale and locally produced food and artisan market. Fundraiser for the Okanagan Rail Trail Society. Read more

Pancake Breakfast by Regional Recycling Cloverdale

Regional Recycling Cloverdale will host a pancake breakfast to celebrate Waste Reduction Week, open the depot for public tours, provide recycling education and kids' activities! We'll be joined by our sponsor ReGeneration, and the Cloverdale Fire Department with their vehicles. Read more

Harvest Market by Zero Waste Market

We're teaming up with Zero Waste Market (and others!) to bring you a great day of conscious shopping, featuring: + the most delicious (and ethical!) pastured meats and eggs + vibrant local produce + Canada-grown grains (from our neighbors at GRAIN) + an array of bulk dry goods + hostess gifts + so much more! Think, the great products you've been seeing at all the Zero Waste Market Pop-Ups, PLUS pastured meats and more! Coinciding with turkey pickup for our customers, this market is a great opportunity to grab all your Thanksgiving essentials before the big meal on Monday! Not to mention, a great excuse to come on down, check out the new retail space, and talk to us about all things food, sustainabilty, zero waste living, sustainable agriculture, and more! Read more

A New Way Each Day to Reduce Waste by Baker Creek Enhancement Society

A social media campaign highlighting a new way to reduce waste each day of Waste Reduction Week. Read more

FREE COMMUNITY DONATION EVENT AT THE ERA! by ERA Electronic Recycling Association

We are holding a free community donation event where the residential and commercial sectors can all bring down their unwanted and used electronics. We will accept all electronic and IT related equipment, there will food and door prizes - looking forward to seeing you there! The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 to address the growing problem of e-waste and the increasing ‘digital divide’. For over ten years, ERA has offered simple solutions to help individuals and organizations prevent operational equipment from premature destruction. Read more

Alberta

Free Waste Reduction Week BBQ by Peace Regional Waste Management Company

Join us at the Peace Regional Eco-Centre on Friday Oct. 21st from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for a FREE family BBQ. Home waste management information, children's activity booklets and draw prizes will be available. Public tours of the Eco-centre will also be available during this time. Read more

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Basic Backyard Composting by Green Action Centre

Celebrate Waste Reduction Week by learning the basics of composting at home! Topics include benefits of composting, how to get started, troubleshooting your bin, and how to use finished compost. Join us at River Heights Library for an interactive expert workshop. Read more

Brady Road 4R Depot Tour by Green Action Centre

Have you wondered what happens to your waste and recycling after it gets picked up, or had questions about 'what goes where?' Join us for a FREE public tour of Winnipeg's Brady Road Resource Management Facility (4R Depot) during Waste Reduction Week - a Sustainability Month signature event. Winnipeg's Nadi Design will be with us to talk about their role in developing the landscape plan that hopes to redefine the 'landfill experience.' Read more

Ontario

City of Thunder Bay

The City of Thunder Bay and EcoSuperior will host a variety of waste reduction events, programs and contests for the public during Waste Reduction Week 2016. Read more

Curbside Giveaway by Sioux Lookout Municipal Environment Committee

Residents place unwanted items at the curb and people travel the neighbourhoods to find treasures for reuse or to repurpose the items. This practice keeps good items out of the landfill and promotes reuse as opposed to planned obsolescence. Read more

Boomerang Lunch Week by St. Joseph Catholic School

Boomerang lunch week, if you brought you take it home. Read more

Waste Reduction Week FREE Computer Reuse & Recycling Event by Computation Ltd.

Looking for an environmentally sensitive and privacy ensured method to dispose of your unwanted computer equipment? Leave it with Computation – winner of the Recycling Council of Ontario’s 2007 Waste Diversion Program Operator Award! We’ll see to it that your equipment is processed to the highest standards using our 3Rs model. For Waste Reduction Week, October 17th – 23rd, we are inviting the general public to drop off their unwanted computer equipment for reuse or recycling. Read more

Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility

Reducing waste receptacles and replacing them with recycling stations. Read more

Recycling Collection Drive by Partners in Project Green

Looking for a fun employee engagement campaign to run during Waste Reduction Week in Canada (Oct. 17- 23, 2016)? Partners in Project Green is hosting a Recycling Collection Drive to recycle clothing with Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline program and electronic waste with Revolution Recycling. Registrants will receive communication resources and collection service to ensure your drive runs smoothly. Register by Oct. 12, 2016 at www.partnersinprojectgreen.com/wrw. Read more

Waste Reduction Week Electronics Collection by Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie

Each day of Waste Reduction Week, we will be sending out an educational email to City staff. There will also be an electronics drop off box for City Staff members. Read more

Scared Waste-less by Town of Oakville

K-Cups and corks and batteries! Oh my! Whether it’s a scary coffee addiction or someone is planning on being a wine sommelier for Halloween, the Town of Oakville’s Environmental Policy team has the answers! Creeping up on us from the landfills of Oakville, our outreach team will be educating internal staff about waste best practices and reduction techniques through the use of eerie truth or dare games, creepy quizzes and much much more! Read more

Repair Café Toronto

We are planning a cross-country Repair event on Saturday, Oct. 22 through video simulcast that will be streamed on the internet. From Albion Library in Toronto, we will link with our community Repair cohorts in Vancouver. We will share our repair skills and spirit across Canada. Join us! Check our website on Oct. 22nd for the link - http://repaircafetoronto.ca/. Read more

Québec

Royal West Academy

All week the Environment Committee is hosting a variety of workshops at lunch and after school to raise awareness on how students can limit their waste in relation to food comsuption. Students will also create various daily challenges for the entire school population in regards to help reduce waste during the entire week in hopes that students will then continue to do so throughout the year and at home. Read more

Nouveau-Brunswick

Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Nouvelle-Écosse

Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Yukon

Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Nunavut