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ENVIRONMENT WEEK           June 1 - 7, 2014
all week Commuter Challenge
During Environment Week cycle, walk or carpool to work. Get your workplace to challenge another and see who will reign supreme.

Wednesday, June 4

Clean Air Day
Elementary school students find crazy and creative green ways to get to school

Thursday, June 5

Stewardship Day
for Parks Canada and Municipality of Jasper staff . Staff leave their regular duties to pick up litter along the highway and in busy day use areas. Please slow down for their safety!

Saturday, June 7

ROUND-UP: Ewaste and Household Hazardous Waste and Community Shred-it Event

Where: Parking lot at Geikie Street and Hazel Ave
When: 10am - 2pm
Bring computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, TV's and paint or toxic household solvents, aerosols for safe disposal and or recycling.

Launch of NEW Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

The Thrift Shop and Reuse-it Centre will be open for regular business.

Bike Town winners will be announced!

Jasper Environmental Stewardship Award winners will be announced.

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.

Event organizers have the most influence in minimizing waste at public events. Thoughtful, strategic planning for waste collection at an event will help achieve a toward zero waste goal. Event organizers can also encourage other key stakeholders to participate in waste reduction, composting and recycling.


To help plan your Towards Zero Waste event:

  • Book a recycling trailer and bins (for free) Trailer Rental
    (thanks to our regional partners)
  • Contact the Environmental Stewardship Coordinator for more information

Recycling and Waste Management
Initiatives and Programs
Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee
Special Events
Janet Cooper
Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
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