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Bear Smart

  • Check out videos on our ACRD Recycling and Organics playlist on the ACRD YouTube channel.
  • Boat Disposal Services on Vancouver Island (PDF)
  • The ACRD is pleased to present engaging and interactive workshops on waste in the region. Contact our education programs coordinator at recycling@acrd.bc.ca to set up your workshop covering the "Story of Waste in the ACRD Region". Find out:

    • How much waste
    • Where does it go
    • What are the challenges
    • What are the solutions
    • How waste management is governed in BC
    • How can each person make a difference

    School programs
    School workshops are designed to be in-line with the BC Curriculum Big Ideas and cross-curricular competencies for all grades. They are interactive and include:
    • The link between consumption and waste
    • Place-based learning (local ecological, historical and social connections)
    • Project-based learning if appropriate (e.g. stewardship initiatives or support for sustainable school projects)
    • Creative ideas for personal change
    • Recycle BC Colouring Book suitable for K-4

    Community programs
    • Suitable for audiences of all ages, from Kindergarten to adult, indoors or outdoors
    • Relevant to local issues yet in the context of the big picture
    • Inspiring, promote concrete ideas for making a personal difference.

    Train the trainer model
    Resources and training can be arranged for your in-house trainers (e.g. First Nation communities, businesses, apartment buildings etc.)