Additional Resources

Recycling Fact Sheets

Ever wonder what happens to materials after they leave your blue box? Where does your garbage go? What do the recycling symbols mean? We've put together a series of fact sheets to help you find out!  learn more 

Tip of the Month

Follow-us along each month for our seasonal waste reduction and recycling tips! To see our previous tips, click here

Hot Topics

E-waste: End-of-Life Electronic Equipment 

Resource information on ideas and issues regarding this growing problem in our technology-driven society. learn more

Climate Change  

Climate change resources including provincial and federal publications, related links and other interesting facts. learn more

Decreasing Your Environmental Footprint 

10 things you can do in your daily life to decrease your environmental footprint. learn more

The Toxic Toolkit's Household Solutions

Wondering what to do with your HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE? We've put together a useful media kit and reference guide you can read here in your browser, and/or download and print to keep handy at home/work. Included is information on the Do's & Don'ts of safe disposal, how to understand product labels and recipes for non-toxic alternatives.

Download the Toxic Toolkit (in pdf format)

Other Organizations 

Composting Council of Canada 
City Farmer
Recycling Council of Ontario 
Recycling Council of Alberta 
Resource Conservation Manitoba 
Clean Nova Scotia 
Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

Environment Links

BC Ministry of Environment, Product Stewardship 
Environment Canada 
Government of British Columbia 
The David Suzuki Foundation 
Natural Resources Canada 
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources 
Earth Day Canada
Story of Stuff