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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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The Modern goes plastic bag free

After a year of reducing their plastic bag use and encouraging customers to bring their own reusable coffee mugs, the Modern Bakeshop and Cafe in Revelstoke is now plastic bag free! In an effort to reduce waste, owners Kevan McCroy … Continue reading

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Design our Squamish reusable bag

Calling artists of Squamish, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to create the design featured on our Squamish reusable shopping bag. The winning design will receive a $300 honorarium and will be featured on 15,000 reusable bags, with one … Continue reading

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Earth Day Celebrations! (April 20th, 2008)

We love Earth Day so much that we’ve decided to create carbon copies of ourselves so we can be in two places at once! Squamish: Nexen Beach from 12pm – 4pm Trail: Gyro Park from 10am – 4 pm

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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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