Copy
Ridge Meadows Recycling's September, 2017 newsletter
View this email in your browser

"NOT ACCEPTED" CAMPAIGN...

While we try to accept as many items as possible at the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot, there are some items we DO NOT take, mainly because there is no recycling program or market that will take them :(

Please avoid these items or find an alternative where possible! More info at http://rmrecycling.org/recycli…/list-of-non-acceptable-items
REMINDER!!

Starting in October, the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot will be switching to WINTER HOURS. This means the Depot will be closing an hour earlier, at 5:00pm, Mon to Sat. 

We are still open from 9am-5pm on Sundays and stat holidays except for Christmas Day & New Year's Day. 

SUMMER HOURS (open to 6pm Mon-Sat) will start in April, 2018. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hope to see you there!!

This year’s River of Light: Community Lantern Installation takes place over two Fridays, September 22 and 29 from 6 – 9 pm.

Join us as we install and light the lanterns among the trees and rocks adjacent to Davidson's Pool. As the evening light falls into darkness, meander along a river of light through the trees and sparkling on the water. 

If raining, we’ll shift to Saturday, Sept 30. On Fri Sept 29, in addition to the lanterns, City of Maple Ridge Artist-in-Residence Kat Wahamaa will host an evening of river songs and stories in the park.

See http://ferncrescent.ca/ for details about how you can take part in the project, from helping make the lanterns to creating the installation.
Location: 23740 Fern Crescent,  Maple Ridge
Maple Ridge Agricultural Advisory Committee Presents

Golden Harvest

 BUY TICKETSOr call 604-476-2787

Friday, October 13, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the ACT Arts Centre

Adults $30.00
Senior/Youth $20.00

Maple Ridge Celebrates Agriculture and Great Local Food at Golden Harvest! Eight years ago, the Maple Ridge Agricultural Advisory Committee partnered with the Haney Farmers Market to present the first Golden Harvest celebration. Since that time, this event has become popular for area ‘foodies’ to connect with local farmers and food producers and some of the amazing culinary talent that works in our community.

Tickets are limited, so make sure you get yours early!

FALL, 2017 BRUSH CHIPPING PROGRAM

Set-out deadlines for the Fall, 2017 Brush Chipping Program are:

Tuesday, October 10 - Maple Ridge residents who live WEST of 224th Street

Monday, October 23 - Maple Ridge residents who live EAST of 224th Street

More information on the Brush Chipping page on our website.
REMINDER!

There will be NO CURBSIDE RECYCLING PICKUP on MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 due to the Thanksgiving statutory holiday.
Regular Monday pickup will resume the following Monday, October 16.

The Maple Ridge Recycling Depot will be OPEN on Monday, October 9 from 9:00am - 5:00pm. 
#bagsinbags

Our "Bags in Bags" summer campaign has made a big difference to our Sorters at the Depot! 

Thank you for grouping all your soft plastic bags & film together to make it easier to separate!
Still Available!

To order your Bear-Resistant Bin,
Solar Cone, Composter,
or Rain Barrel, click on the links,
visit www.rmrecycling.org,
phone our office at 604-463-5545,
or visit the Maple Ridge Recycling Depot at 10092 - 236th Street.
 
Thanks for working to keep your backyard green!

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is a community-based, non-profit organization, advocating zero waste, operating responsible waste reduction services and providing environmental education.
We employ people with developmental disabilities assisting their integration into the community.

Vision: A waste free, socially responsible community

www.rmrecycling.org

Copyright © 2017 Ridge Meadows Recycling Society, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list