Why Should You Buy Our Loraas Organics Compost?

Our Loraas Organics facility has been operating for over a year and we’ve got some premium compost available to show […]

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Over-Packaging: How to Write a Letter to Manufacturers

Excess plastic, cardboard, and Styrofoam is everywhere! It seems as if every product we purchase has too much packaging. How can you help? Write a letter to the manufacturer! Here’s how…

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The “Magic” Behind the MRF – Why Recycling Properly Matters

In theory, recycling is like magic. But items placed into a recycling cart do not actually disappear. Find out why proper recycling habits matter in this month’s blog! #recyclesmart #yxe

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Loraas Organics – We’ll Take Your Leftovers

Organic waste accounts for 30% to 50% of what Saskatchewan residents and businesses discard as garbage daily. Reduce your environmental impact and divert usable materials from landfill. Find out how in this month’s blog. Loraas Organics – We’ll take your leftovers!

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Earth Day: Indoor Celebration Ideas

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is right around the corner. Although our celebrations might be slightly non-traditional this year, we can still do our part to help Mother Nature – while remaining indoors. Here are 5 tips…

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Unraveling the Truth: A Guide to Finding Quality Clothing

Did you know the average lifespan of a t-shirt is only 3 years. On average 85% of our clothing is disposed after a mere two wears due to a lack in quality. You can’t always tell if a garment is good quality by the high price tag, so how do you know which clothing products that are quality versus fast-fashion?

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COVID-19 Response: Waste Management Guidelines for Residents & Businesses

With COVID-19 present within Saskatchewan communities, it is important we all work together to protect each other, including those who provide us with essential services. Here are 7 guidelines to help you properly and safely dispose of your waste, recycling, and organics at this time.

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Oceanic Debris

Scrolling through the internet, you’ve likely seen the photo of a tiny seahorse with its tail curled around a plastic cotton swab. The reality of this disheartening image highlights a larger issue; one linked to an area called The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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What’s New in the Blue? Part 2: Black Plastics Edition

Regardless of the number on the plastic, post-consumer, dark coloured plastics – specifically black – will be removed from Loraas’ […]

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What’s New in the Blue? Part 1: Coffee Cup Edition

For years our recycling programs have remained static, but recycling is changing. Commencing January 1st, 2019, polycoat paper and cardboard […]

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