Green Fair

Green Fair

 

Join us to learn what happens to your garbage and recyclables once it leaves the curb!

Discover how to reduce the waste your produce, alternative products that are environmentally friendly and more!

Over 20 local organizations and exhibitors from across the province will be onsite to answer questions!

  • What happens to recyclables – Alternative products to reuse vs. single use environmentally friendly products.
  • How to reduce Organic waste – Get rid of smelly garbage and benefits of reducing organic waste.
  • What is hazardous waste – Safe disposals of household hazardous waste and proper storage to prevent the risk of fire.
  • Where does garbage go – Operation of landfills and transfer station. Converting  methane gas to electricity.

There will also be Children’s Activities, and Green Leaf Award Ceremony and much more!

Location: Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition Association, 24 Church Street, Miramichi East (Chatham)

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cost:  FREE ADMISSION! Door Prizes!

Need a ride? We’ve got you covered! Reduce your carbon footprint by hitching a FREE ride on the Miramichi City Transit.

Contact the Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission  – Solid Waste Services to reserve your FREE ticket. While Quantities Last.

MIRAMICHI, October 3, 2018 – In keeping with its mission of being an active contributor to environmental prosperity, Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission – Solid Waste Services (GMRSC – SWS) is pleased to announce that it’s hosting the 2018 Green Fair. The Green Fair, funded by the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund, will be held on October 17th, 2018 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition Association.

The Green Fair is a celebration of responsible environmental practices aimed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. Green Fairs allow participants to visualize how their seemingly insignificant individual efforts can make a difference in their community.

Over 20 local organizations and exhibitors from across the province will be onsite to answer questions on landfilling, transfer stations, converting methane gas to energy, recycling, composting, hazardous waste management, waste reduction initiatives and more.

The Green Fair will highlight exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Residents will have the opportunity to learn how to manage the waste that they produce and discover what happens to waste and recyclables once it leaves the curb.

Green Leaf Award Recipients will be recognized for their demonstration of exceptional commitment to
environmental leadership in the Greater Miramichi Region.

The Green Leaf Award will be presented based on three (3) categories: one individual, one school and one non-profit organization!

Residents planning on attending the Green Fair that would like to reduce their carbon footprint can contact the GMRSC – Solid Waste Services at 506.778.6646 by October 9th to reserve a FREE ticket for the Miramichi  City Transit.

Tickets must be obtained through the GMRSC – Solid Waste Services and are only valid on  October 17th to and from the Green Fair event at the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition (John Street entrance).

For Information or interviews: Mélanie Cripps Waste Reduction Coordinator, GMRSC – Solid Waste Services
mcripps@rsc5c.ca | 506.778.2278

 

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