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Trail Daily Times (Mon 17 Jan, 2011)
Group's main goal remains waste reduction
Staff quoted: Jen Reilly, Amanda Wells, Tracey Saxby
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Greener Footprints worked with local festivals, made a documentary and formed a society:
The organization known locally for its reusable bag campaign will slowly begin more community outreach work, after a quiet but prosperous couple of years.


The Chief (Fri 6 Nov, 2009)
Environmentalists regroup and rename
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby, Greener Footprints
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Squamish Environmental Society adds economic development to strategy:
The Squamish Environmental Society (SES) shaved the "Conservation" from its working name as it discussed ways to strengthen green unity in the community at its annual general meeting on Monday (Nov. 2).


Trail Daily Times (Mon 29 Jun, 2009)
Rossland bag campaigners take on Trail
Staff quoted: Kathy Moore
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Student's design captures city:
Bringing the reusable bag revolution to Trail is no small task, but at least the pretty part is nearly complete. Featuring a twisting river turned tree, with a tiny Teck in the background, the winning artwork in a student contest to design the bags is classic Trail, and just what the organizers were looking for, according to one judge.


nowpublic.com (Thu 4 Jun, 2009)
One Free Reusable Shopping Bag to Every Home in Squamish
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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Greener Footprints, a local non-profit society, will be launching its Kick Your Bag Habit at Squamish Farmers Market in downtown Squamish.


SNAP Sea To Sky (Mon 1 Jun, 2009)
Squamish Reusable Bag Launch
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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Tracey Saxby of Greener Footprints Society has been working hard educating Squamish about the effects of plastic on our planet and promoting reusable bags. The Reusable Bag Launch is scheduled for June with the goal of Squamish using at least 50% less plastic bags by 2010.


Trail Daily Times (Tue 26 May, 2009)
Study not worth its salt: Saxby
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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Plastics industry finds cloth bags dirty, according to small sample:
A study by the plastics industry found 64 percent of the tested cloth bags contaminated isn't holding much water with Tracey Saxby.


West Kootenay Family (Fri 1 May, 2009)
Every Bag Matters: Rossland's Local Hero is Making a Big Impact
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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TRACEY SAXBY is the co-founder of Greener Footprints, a grassroots organization formed in 2005 to focus on waste reduction in Canada. The primary campaign of Greener Footprints is to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags across Canada.


The Chief (Fri 24 Apr, 2009)
Reducing our plastic intake Greener Footprints appeals to businesses at Chamber luncheon
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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In conjunction with week-long Earth Day celebrations, the Chamber of Commerce hosted Greener Footprints co-founder Tracey Saxby for a presentation on reducing plastic bag usage during a luncheon at the Squamish Valley Golf Course Tuesday (April 21).


What's On Squamish Event Guide (Tue 21 Apr, 2009)
April 2009 Chamber Lunch - Tracey Saxby Guest Speaker
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby
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April Chamber Lunch


Trail Rossland News (Tue 21 Apr, 2009)
Small groups have power to change
Staff quoted: Tracey Saxby, Anna Young
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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead



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