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Winter Cycling Fest, Broadway Theatre,  January 30, 2015

It's time for the first ever Winter Moveable Feast!
Join Saskatoon Cycles on January 30th for an evening of food and fun.

Hardcore winter cyclists and enthusiastic first-timers welcome!

Bike Event Broadway Theatre 

Buy nothing day on November 28!

Held on the last Friday in November, Buy Nothing Day coincides with the start of the Christmas shopping frenzy. This year, Buy Nothing Day lands on November 28, 2014. It is an international, informal annual event dedicated to raising awareness of overconsumption. Participate by not participating!

North Americans have an over-sized ecological footprint. Just think of the resources that go into making, shipping, packaging, advertising, selling, using, and disposing of all the things we buy. Buy Nothing Day highlights the environmental, social, spiritual, economic, and political aspects of overconsumption, and asks what it is we really want and need. Read more

10% of Travellers will pay $50 more for Eco Rooms

SUSTAINABLE HOTEL NEWS

The online survey conducted in March this year looked at feedback from 57,000 Agoda customers about their attitudes to environmental efforts by the hotel industry.

Travellers from China proved to be the most enthusiastic about choosing a hotel by factoring in the environmentally friendly inclusions. When it came to opening their wallets though, the survey found that only 22 per cent of respondents would pay $10 or more per night to stay in a sustainable hotel. Read more

September 11, 2014 - Little Waste from Festivals recycled in Star Phoenix

THREE-QUARTERS WINDS UP IN LANDFILL - BY PHIL TANK

Nearly three-quarters of the material sent to the landfill from four summer festivals in Saskatoon could have been recycled, suggests a new report.

The report, prepared for the city's environmental advisory committee, studied waste samples from the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, the Pride Festival, Canada Day celebrations and the Fringe Festival. It found that 71 per cent of the material sent as waste to the landfill could have been recycled. Read more

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