Category Archives: Meetings

Connections in the Pacific

While I was on a work trip in Samoa recently, I was invited to speak to the Waste Management and Pollution Control Division from the¬†Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). This team is responsible for waste management in … Continue reading

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Sushi session

The strategic planning process continues and the board is psyched with the progress! The past few Monday evenings have been filled with rousing discussions solely dedicated to this purpose. So far, the group has collaboratively drafted a mission statement, a … Continue reading

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Re-visioning for the future

From working with one community to sixteen in what seemed like a blink of an eye, Greener Footprints grew up fast. Now, at six years old, the Society has taken a momentary pause to reflect on the past and plan … Continue reading

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Two new board members

Well, sort of. Tracey Saxby is not exactly a new face, but rather one of the original faces of Greener Footprints. After founding the Society in 2005 and then serving as its Executive Director, Tracey has been advising the board … Continue reading

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Hello, Goodbye

With great sadness, the board says goodbye to Anna and Tyler, as they both end their terms as directors and move on to other projects. To fill these empty seats, the board welcomes Tim Abercrombie and Adrienne Petersohn, who both … Continue reading

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Canmore community seminar

Tracey and Canmore retailer, Pamela Currie, presented to over 50 local Canmore residents about why Canmore should go plastic-bag free. If you’d like to get involved in this initiative in Canmore, please contact Pamela at the Silver Spoon on (403) … Continue reading

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Revelstoke community meeting

Do you want to help Revelstoke reduce its plastic grocery bag use? Let’s follow in the footsteps of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba and Rossland, BC. Come to an information night presented by Anna Young and Tara Sylvestre and find out how … Continue reading

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Columbia Institute Forum (March 28th-29th, 2008)

Tracey was invited by the Columbia Institute to participate on a panel alongside Mayor Ed Charrier of Leaf Rapids (the first town in Canada to go plastic bag free) and Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi from San Francisco. She was proud to … Continue reading

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Update to Rossland City Council

Tracey presented an update to Rossland City Council on March 25th at 7 pm at Rossland City Hall. According to David Ferraro, Rossland has achieved a 75% reduction in plastic bag use in the last year! Over 95% of Rossland … Continue reading

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