Safe Disposal Options: Ammunition & Firearms

We are in the midst of hunting season. Hunters – do you know what to do with spent bullet casings […]

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Changing Eco-Societal Views: Owning VS Buying

Consumerism is becoming a societal norm. Whether you purchase a product or lease it, it’s important to understand how these […]

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Clearly Different: Biodegradable VS Compostable Plastic

Many plastic packaging products boast environmentally-friendly benefits such as “biodegradable” and “compostable” capabilities. But, what exactly do these terms mean? […]

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Part 2 – Worldwide Recycle: Why is it Changing?

With a potential all-out ban from China in 2020 on solid waste imports, consumers should understand what they can do to protect their local recycling programs. Read Part 2 of our blog!

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Part 1 – Worldwide Recycling: Why is it changing?

Why is Canada sending your recycling items overseas to China and Malaysia? How come my recycling contractor has removed accepted items from my recycling cart program? Find out this and more by reading our latest blog here!

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The DL – What is ‘Downcycling’?

When products are melted down and re-recycled over and over they undergo a process called “Downcycling”. So what is it and why does it matter to you? Find out more in this month’s blog!

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Sea Change – From the Prairie to the Ocean

The Prairie Provinces are hundreds of miles from the coasts. That should mean our waste is “securely” landlocked and cannot contribute to this problem – Right? Not quite.

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Taking the “Pressure” out of Recycling Propane & Helium

It’s BBQ and party season! Once we’ve chowed down on our burgers and taken down all the party balloons, what […]

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Don’t Get Left Behind – “Why wasn’t my cart collected?”

Has this ever happened to you? You hear the big, shiny Loraas truck go by collecting all the carts in […]

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pLASTic 2

Following our first pLASTic blog, we thought it would be appropriate to dive back into the complicated world of plastic […]

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Sustainable Diets

Adopting a zero-waste lifestyle is another way citizens can help out Mother Nature. The zero-waste lifestyle is a philosophy that […]

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Xeriscaping – Smart Gardening

Reduction is the best way to start a zero-waste lifestyle. As water is a valuable resource, reducing our H20 usage […]

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Greenwashing: Going Green Isn’t Always Easy

Lights, camera, action! The Hollywood scene often portrays futuristic or scary scenarios of brainwashing that illustrate severe forms of social […]

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Loraas Earth Day 2019 Poster Contest!

FREE STUDENT CONTEST ALERT!!! April is approaching us very quickly and you all know what this means – Earth Day […]

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Going Green – Business Edition

It’s inevitable, when a business chooses eco-friendly and sustainable options it benefits the community and the environment. When businesses are […]

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