Welcome to Plastic Free July! RMRS July Newsletter now online…

Click to view the RMRS July, 2021 Newsletter.
This and past newsletters are archived on our website.

In this newsletter…

  • Welcome to Plastic Free July!
  • Our videos will help you learn more about recycling hard & soft plastics curbside and bringing styrofoam, flexible, and hard & soft plastics to the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot
  • Learn what happens to the plastics we collect through the Recycle BC program…
  • Meet our awesome volunteer Board Member, Chris English!
  • Please do not bring dirty or oily textiles to the Depot! Clothing and other gently used textiles dropped off at the Depot are destined for the charity reuse market.
  • Did you know? RMRS provides an Environmental Studies Bursary each year to a graduating student in District 42. Huge thanks to the family of Eunice Hendrickson, who donated seed money for the bursary back in 1992.
  • Our paper shredding program is now up & running again!
  • Next #emergemr contest prize draw is on Friday, July 23 – post your photo to social media with the hashtag #emergemr to enter! Details below…
  • Despite the pandemic, there’s lots going on in our community – stay connected, stay safe, stay kind 🙂

PS. Have you checked out our Celebrate Earth Day Challenges map yet? It’s online at www.mrearthday.ca and has been viewed over 4300 times already!

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