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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 Canada Hometown Hero Top 10

Tracey and Greener Footprints made it into the top ten finalists for the Earth Day Canada Hometown Hero award for 2008. Woohoo! Thank you so much to all our wonderful Rossland volunteers that have made this possible.

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Greener Footprints partners with LUSH

As part of Earth Day, Greener Footprints has joined forces with LUSH to starve the Bag Monster and ban the plastic bag. LUSH collected petition signatures in support of banning plastic bags in all 39 stores across Canada.

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West Kootenay Eco Society Award

The West Kootenay Eco-Society presented six environmental awards Saturday evening at their Annual Awards Gala held in Nelson. Co-founder, Tracey Saxby, won the award in the “Resource Recovery” category. Kathy Moore and Alynn McKenzie accepted the honor on Tracey’s behalf. … 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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