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Let's Talk Trash - History of the Free Store

Let’s Talk Trash - September 2022 - History of the Free Store


Let's Talk Trash - Humanure

LTT - August 2022 - Humanure


    After writing about making kitchen/garden compost and peecycling in the past two Let’s Talk Trash articles, it now makes sense to turn to the other organic “waste” product we unavoidably generate - human excrement- also known as humanure. 

Let's Talk Trash - Peecycling

LTT - July 2022  Peecycling


Let's TalkTrash - Making Compost

Let’s Talk Trash - June 2022 - Making Compost


Currently, it’s estimated that organic waste represents 40% of material sent to BC landfills. This is not true of Lasqueti’s waste because no organics are permitted on the trash barge. This begs the question: what are locals doing with their organic waste? 

Let's Talk Trash - About Tires - May 2022

Hopefully many of you were able to recycle some (or all) of the old tires you’ve had hanging around your place through the recent Tire Round-Up Event sponsored by the qRD and Tire Stewardship BC (TSBC) at the end of April. Because of barge capacity, only 200 tires were able to leave Lasqueti.

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