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August 14, 2016
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Recycling in Squamish

What Can I Recycle Where?  View and download the PDF here.  Our Blue Bin program takes recyclables to Carneys Waste Systems. Although successful to date, not all items are acceptable for recycling through this program. Check out Carneys’ list of recyclables and their ...

July 24, 2016

Squamish CAN Grow Community Gardens

Squamish CAN operates three community gardens, two in the heart of downtown (corner of Cleveland Ave. & Main St., and corner of 2nd Ave & Main St. ), and one in the Garibaldi Highlands (corner of Hwy 99 and Mamquam Rd.) Community gardens are ...

June 14, 2016

Backyard Hens in Squamish- Video by Quest Students

Interested in keeping backyard hens? Not sure where to start? This video outlines what to keep in mind when considering keeping our feathered friends, including coop requirements, bear safety, and registration tips. A big thank you to the February Rhetoric class students at ...

June 14, 2016
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Composting in Squamish- Video by Quest Students

Have you thought about composting, but are unsure how to do it? Are you worried about flies, yucky smells, or bears? This video has some tips to up your compost game!  Composting is important for our earth. Not only does it take the ...

May 28, 2016
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MESY Garden Party Open House

  MESY Garden Party Poster 2016 Come see what the kids have been up to at Mamquam in our Edible Schoolyard Project! Learn about our upcoming outdoor classroom plans! Sample our garden salad and herbal iced tea! Join the facebook event here. 

May 28, 2016
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Enlightened: Choosing the right lightbulb

  Are you overwhelmed with the lightbulb choices? Quest University rhetoric class students created a fantastic educational video in partnership with the Squamish CAN Energy committee to help us choose the right lightbulb. Watch the video here, and stay tuned for the release ...

April 11, 2016

We are Hiring! Zero Waste Facilitator

Zero Waste Station Facilitator APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED   The Farmers Market and Zero Waste Action Team is looking for an energetic individual who would love to share their passion for reducing waste by inspiring others to do the same thru demonstrations, education and ...

November 1, 2015

Composting Resources

Did you know that you can compost in your backyard in Squamish? Learn all about safe composting in bear country here! Composting 101: David Suzuki Backyard Composting Do’s and Don’ts The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District produces the Garden Smart Composting in Bear Country PDF.  The Greater Victoria ...

October 29, 2015
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Eco Home Hop 2015: Sunday, Nov 1

2015 EHH brochure smallBuilding on the success of the first Eco Home Hop in 2014, Squamish CAN is presenting its second public tour of eco homes in Squamish. This free tour will allow you to visit a handful of beautiful homes in town ...