October 19th – October 25th
Waste Reduction Week raises awareness and encourages new ideas and solutions to help reduce waste across Canada. Click here to visit the Waste Reduction Week website. Follow along on our Facebook & Twitter pages for tips and tricks to reduce waste!
Monday, October 19th – Circular Economy & Kick-Off
A great graphic from Waste Reduction Week in Canada with some easy to do things that will help advance the circular economy. Click here for an example of how a larger retail business supports a circular economy.
Tuesday, October 20th – Textiles
When old clothing and rags are placed in recycling bins they end up at our sorting facility and can become wrapped around equipment causing delays and damage. Properly dispose of unusable clothing/rags and make sure to donate/swap/share usable clothing. Learn more at https://wrwcanada.com/…/resou…/themed-resources/textiles
North Americans send over 10 million tonnes of clothing to landfill every year. It’s likely much of that can be repaired! Learn how here: https://otdc.co/diy-repairs/
Wednesday, October 21st – Electronic Waste