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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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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Holiday Season – Waste Guide

The holiday season is a time for giving thanks and partaking in fun winter activities. Unfortunately, some of our festive traditions create excess waste. Once the celebrations what do you do with your waste? Find out in this month’s blog!

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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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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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