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#WasteNotYGK: Giveaway Day is this Saturday

This Saturday, Jun. 19, 2021, is Giveaway Day in the city of Kingston. That’s the day you put out reusable items you no longer want for your neighbours who might like them.  “Giveaway Days reduce waste. When you pick up free second-hand items, you not only save them from landfill

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Earthub opens Kingston Chapter to divert waste from landfills

In 2019 Brittanny Belanger realized that many of her friends and family had a serious lack of ‘eco-awareness,’ and she decided to do something about it. As a Certified Engineering Technologist working towards her Civil Engineering degree, Belanger launched Earthub (pronounced Earth-hub), hoping to change the way individuals in our

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City seeks input on food waste diversion in apartments, condos

The City of Kingston is seeking input from residents of apartment and condo buildings, as well building owners and managers, according to a release from the City, dated Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The City says they are considering the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation

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Giveaway Day and KARC open house take place this Saturday

With addressing climate change top of mind for many, diverting items from landfill is an important step in waste reduction. This weekend, the City of Kingston’s Waste Reduction Week will allow Kingstonians two ways to participate and learn about diverting items from landfill, both taking place on Saturday, Oct. 26,

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