ENVIRONMENT WEEK June 4 - 11, 2017
Environment Week is a time for grassroots action to help preserve, protect and restore our environment. This annual event provides us all with an opportunity to celebrate the progress that has been made but also to encourage further efforts all year long. It is important to remember that every effort counts, big or small.
Wed., June 7 Clean Air Day
Clean Air means Wild Wacky Wednesday for elementary school students. Don’t miss the spectacle when the students come to school sporting crazy get-ups and using creative green power.
Thurs., June 8 Stewardship Day
Parks Canada and Municipality of Jasper workers pick litter along the major roadways and in busy day-use areas. For the safety of all, please slow down your vehicle as you pass the workers.
ROUND-UP: E-waste and Household Hazardous Waste
Saturday, June 10 10 am - 2 pm Location: parking lot at Geikie St. & Hazel Ave.
Bring unwanted computers, keyboards, monitors, mice, TV’s, paint, aerosols, solvents, glues and corrosive products for safe disposal and/or recycling.
Community Shred-it Event: Do you have personal documents that need to be shredded before they can be recycled? Residents and small businesses are welcome to participate.
Toward Zero Waste Events
Events can generate a lot of waste, which can be both costly and have a negative impact on the environment.
A Zero Waste Event is any event that works towards minimizing waste generation and maximizing reusing and recycling to achieve the greatest possible waste diversion.