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Waste Reduction Week 2016

October 17, 2016 - 2:25pm

October 17-23, 2016 While we have a pretty good understanding of what recycling is and how to do it, Waste Reduction Week is a great time to consider other things that we could do.  Consider the other R's:  Rethink, Refuse, Reduce, and Reuse. ...

Recycling: It's Not Free

October 4, 2016 - 10:19am

by Karen Mason-Bennett One of the biggest misunderstandings about recycling is the cost of those services.  I can't tell you how many times I've heard "I moved from <insert town> and recycling was free!"  Now, please do not get me wrong.  I...

You Are Invited!

June 9, 2016 - 4:49pm

Join the Peace River Regional District, Northern Environmental Action Team (NEAT), and Tervita for a Transfer Station Open House.  We will be touring the transfer stations this summer with educational activities, refreshments and prizes.  Open...

Compost Awareness Week 2016

May 4, 2016 - 11:57am

Reduce Your Waste and Save Water at the Same Time Reducing your waste and saving water may not seem related, but they can be connected through composting.  With the dry start to Spring and recent fires, holding onto the moisture we get is not a...

Welcome to 2016

January 4, 2016 - 10:46am

The new year is here and so are the 2016 PRRD calendars.  They have been mailed out to everyone in the Peace River Region, but if you have told the post office that you don't want junk mail, you didn't get it.  Never fear.  NEAT has received extras...

Product Stewardship in the Peace

October 23, 2015 - 5:34pm

We have all used a Product Stewardship program, even if we didn't realize that was what we were doing.  Have you ever taken a beverage container to the depot and gotten your deposit back?  Ready-to-drink beverage containers are part of the most...

Rethink, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

October 23, 2015 - 5:08pm

Everyone focuses on recycling and that is great, but it is the last and final "R" on the list.  That is the same as looking at recycling as the last resort.  If all else fails, then recycle.  If we focus on the other 4 R's, there will be less to...

Smart Shopping

October 20, 2015 - 11:56am

As we look at ways to reduce our waste and even our recycling, simple changes in our shopping habits could make a big difference.  The great part is that by reducing waste, we could also save money.  Grocery shopping is a drain on everyone's...

Is it Really Garbage?

October 13, 2015 - 11:56am

Waste Reduction Week is coming October 19-25, 2015.  The Northern Environmental Action Team (NEAT) and the Peace River Regional District (PRRD) would like to help you deal with end of life items. Recycling has changed in the Peace River Region. ...

Share Sheds will Stay

August 13, 2015 - 10:23am

As of July 1, 2015, all Rural Transfer Stations have an operating Share Shed.  This means you can leave a variety of items that are in good condition for free.  And while there dropping off your waste you take items for yourself, a friend, a family...