Let's Waste Less
Bring your waste reduction questions, ideas and excitement and join us to talk and learn about making less waste, you might even win a door prize! We welcome individuals, businesses, and organizations who are interested in learning, making connections and helping waste reduction progress in Saskatchewan. Presentations will include Recycling, Compost, and Low Waste Living.
Saturday March 18th, 2023
Station 20 West
1120 - 20th Street West
Monday March 20th, 2023
Heritage United Church
1050 N Arnason St
*Both venues are wheelchair accessible including wheelchair accessible bathrooms.
Recycling - Deirdre Fritsch, SWRC Projects Coordinator (Saskatoon), Derek Adam, City of Regina Waste Minimization Specialist (Regina)
An overview of recycling options including what can go in curbside bins and what drop off programs are available for other materials.
Composting - Lisa Howse, SWRC Compost Education Coordinator (Saskatoon), Keneni Debia, City of Regina (Regina)
An introduction to composting in Saskatchewan including the various ways to compost at home as well as information on the upcoming expansion of the curbside collection program.
Low Waste Living - Meg Dorwart, SWRC Communications and Events Coordinator (Saskatoon and Regina)
Tips on how individuals can reduce waste in their home. We will also discuss what waste reduction initiatives are possible or already available in each city.
No charge to attend, but please register here so we can keep track of numbers and make sure we have enough snacks!
If you have a waste reduction program or project you'd like shared at the event please get in touch! We can also accommodate a few informational or vendor tables at each event, reach out if you'd like to be considered for one of those spots.
Public Transit Info
Saskatoon - Plan your trip / City of Saskatoon Transit
- Bus Route #2 stops at 20th St & Ave M, approx 2 minute walk from Station 20 West. This bus comes by every 20 minutes on Saturdays between 12pm-5pm.
- Bus Routes #60 & #65 stop at 22nd St & Ave M, approx 6 minute walk from Station 20 West. Both buses come by every 30 minutes on Saturdays between 12pm-5pm.
- Bus Rouse #9 stops at 19th St & Ave H, approx 7 minute walk from Station 20 West. This bus comes by every 30 minutes on Saturdays between 12pm-5pm.
Regina - Plan your trip / City of Regina Transit
- Bus Route #17 stops at Rochdale Blvd & Arnason St (Bus stop #1224), approx 1 minute walk from Heritage United Church. This bus comes by every 30 minutes on Mondays until 6:30pm.
- Bus Route #4 stops at Dalgliesh Dr & Arnason St (Bus stop #0329), approx 4 minute walk from Heritage United Church. This bus comes by every 30 minutes on Mondays between 5pm-10pm.
- Bus Route #3 stops at Dalgliesh Dr & Battel St (Bus stop #0318), approx 5 minute walk from Heritage United Church. This bus comes by every 15 minutes until 6pm and then every 30 minutes until midnight on Mondays.
- Bus Route #40 stops at Rochdale Blvd & McCarthy Blvd (Bus stop #0441), approx 16 minute walk from Heritage United Church. This bus comes by every 30 minutes until 5:45pm and then every 60 minutes until 9:45pm on Mondays.