Thank You!

Thank You to everyone who came out to make this yet another successful Trash Bash.  This was definitely a team effort, including many volunteers, donations, artist creations, delicious food, local prizes, and even Free Store shoppers.

Stay tuned for the tonnage results and a shout out to all the individuals that came together to make this event go so smoothly.

For more details about the event, and a dream that Let’s Talk Trash has to see more Resource Recovery happening in Powell River read this article from the Powell River Peak.

 

Volunteers clean up garbage: Mass cleanup shows extent of illegal dumping

The Powell River Regional District has initiated the first steps to move as a community off the wasting path and onto the zero waste path.  Zero waste is a philosophy that many regions have adapted in response to the astounding amount of waste being generated and the increasing cost associated in “transferring” this waste.  The visionary goal of zero waste encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused and reintroduces ethical and moral components into the equation.

The bottom line is, we must all take individual responsibility for the waste that we create. » Read more