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*Westside Food Festival - Kits Village July Recycling Depot and Seed Library

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*Westside Food Festival - Kits Village July Recycling Depot and Seed Library

Time: July 19, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: Kits Community Centre
Street: 2690 Larch St
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://kitscc.com
Phone: RSVP: kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca or on event post
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kits, recycling, depot, seed, library
Organized By: Ross Moster, Kathy McKay, Alison Bealy, Kits Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, and Kits Community Centrellage Vancouver
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2018

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Event Description

Drop off your clean plastics at our monthly recycling depot. Pre-sort your plastics and arrive no later than 6:45. (Please note that we can't accept anything before 6 pm.)

We'll have a Kits Village community seed library present - pick up up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.

Kits Community Centre, 2690 Larch Ave. The depot will be held in the patio outside of the south entrance to the community centre, immediately north of 12th and Larch.

Cost: Free.

RSVP: kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca or here (http://www.villagevancouver.ca/events/reminder-kits-may-free-plastic-recycling-depot-kits-community)

Recycling categories:
1. Soft plastics, i.e. any plastic bags, wraps or packaging,
2. Hard plastics, i.e. any hard plastics (#1 thru #7, but w/metal parts etc. removed),
3. Styrofoam blocks,
4. Styrofoam containers, i.e. cups and food take out containers,
5. Styrofoam peanuts and other "soft" styrofoam,
6. Wax lined beverage containers,
7. Foil lined bags (packaging and wraps).

If you're driving, it's best to park either on 12th Ave eastbound or on Larch south of 12th.

Next depot: Thursday, August 16

WANT TO HELP? We're looking for one or two additional volunteers to help us from 6-7 pm on the evening of the depot. 

The depot is supported part of the year by a Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grant from the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Foundation, administered by Kits Neighbourhood House.

2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5th- August 9th, 2018
Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or wff@villagevancouver.ca.

We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwúmesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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