Category Archives: Kootenay Festivals Waste Reduction Initiative

Compostable is all the rage

It’s been over a year and a half since Greener Footprints started working with Ellen and the Hills Garlic Festival, and their efforts to reduce waste carry on! According to this year’s waste and recycling coordinator, the festival was much … Continue reading

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Tickled pink

A few months back, Megan and Jen completed a report for the West Kootenay Festival Assocation’s Waste Reduction Initiative. We’re so tickled pink by this fantastic testimonial from Ellen that we just had to share it with you! “On behalf … Continue reading

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The report is in!

Since November, Megan and Jen have been busy compiling information and sourcing suppliers as part of the Waste Reduction Initiative for the West Kootenay Festival Association, and at last, they are ready to unveil their findings. This report shares waste … Continue reading

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Entering research mode

May the sweet summertime memories of outdoor festivals return as our partnership with Ellen Kinsel and the Kootenay Festivals Waste Reduction Initiative continues! Since we introduced the project in May, Ellen and the festival group have successfully received funding from … Continue reading

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Footloose and waste-free

Nothing’s better than dancing barefoot under the summer sun at your favourite music festival. But the sounds are often bittersweet as this music-lovers scene is often also burdened with overflowing trash cans and a sea of single-use, disposable food containers. … Continue reading

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