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Ridge Meadows Recycling's January, 2016 newsletter - Enjoy!
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Wow! 2016 has had a very exciting start! Not only are we a finalist in the Non-Profit category for the Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Awards, but this year we will be selling bear-resistant rolling organics totes through a $50 subsidy provided by the City of Maple Ridge!

The totes, which retail at $200, will only cost $150 for Maple Ridge residents and will be sold with our annual sales of composters, solar cones, and rain barrels - stay tuned!

Celebrate Earth Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 from 10am - 2pm in Memorial Peace Park & the Greg Moore Youth Centre with an ENERGY! theme you won't want to miss. 

Since it's a new year, our newsletters are also taking on a new format - let us know what you think :)

Enjoy the rest of January & have a fabulous 2016!

2016 Statutory Holiday Schedule!
In Maple Ridge, there will be NO Curbside Recycling Pickup (regular pickup resumes the following week) and the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot will be CLOSED on the dates below.
Time to Renew your Membership (or sign up) with the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society!

Membership is FREE! Our goal is to encourage as many people as possible to become members since all residents contribute to the success of recycling. Voting members must be residents of Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows. Please sign up or renew your membership online here, by mail, by email to leanne@rmrecycling.org or by phoning Heather at 604-463-5545. Membership must be received no later than noon on March 7, 2016 for voting eligibility at the RMRS Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
Join us April 23 from 10am - 2pm as we celebrate how ENERGY! is a part of every change on earth!

More info at www.mrearthday.ca
Members!
Don't forget to RSVP for the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at The Well in Chances Gaming Centre!

2016 Brush Chipping Program Set-out Deadlines:

Spring Chipping
WEST Maple Ridge = Tues, March 29
EAST Maple Ridge = Mon, April 11

Fall Chipping
WEST Maple Ridge = Tues, October 11
EAST Maple Ridge = Mon, October 24
Reminder! Monday, February 8 is Family Day in BC! As on all stat holidays, the Recycling Depot will be CLOSED and there will be NO CURBSIDE RECYCLING pickup. Regular Monday pickup resumes the following week on February 15.
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