Tag Archives: Rossland

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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Our Rossland green bags in Bhutan

On a recent trip to the remote Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, Greener Footprints volunteer, Kathy Moore, reached out to two schools for orphans, donating our Rossland green bags and school supplies to students. Both schools are associated with monasteries, and … Continue reading

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Rachael & her greens make the press!

Congratulations to board member Rachael Roussin for being recently featured in the Rossland Telegraph! When not Skyping in to board meetings, coordinating the local Rossland farmers’ market or now working as the administrator for the Rossland Council of Arts and … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap!

Our documentary is now complete! Tyler has just handed over the final edition to Greener Footprints and we can’t wait to share it with the world! Not only does the film exhibit Rossland’s story, but it also provides simple tips … Continue reading

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And take twenty-three!

With funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, filming is officially underway! Tyler Bradley is on board as the film’s director, and the talented Andrea Vandenboer is in charge of cinematography and editing. Watch out for them as they roam the … Continue reading

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Ready, Camera, ACTION!

Not only are we environmentalists, but pretty soon we will be movie stars, too. We’ve successfully received funding from the Columbia Basin Trust to film a documentary about the plastic bag reduction initiative that started in Rossland. Our hope is … 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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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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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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