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*Kits Village August Free Plastic Recycling Depot @the Westside Community Food Market

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*Kits Village August Free Plastic Recycling Depot @the Westside Community Food Market

Time: August 18, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: Westside Community Food Market
Street: Kits House, 7th and Vine
City/Town: Kits
Phone: kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, recycling, zero waste
Organized By: Alison Bealy, Ross Moster, Charlotte Roth, and Kits Village
Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2016

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Kits Plastic Recycling Depot 6-7 pm. Please arrive no later than 6:45.

During the summer, the depot will be at the Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House, 7th and Vine).

Thurs July 14
Thurs August 18
Thurs September 15

Drop off your clean plastics and pick up some tasty local veggies.

Recycling categories:
1. Soft plastics, i.e. any plastic bags, wraps or packaging,
2. Hard plastics, i.e. any hard plastics, 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).

Please sort your plastics before you come by.

FREE

The Depot is supported in part by a Greenest City Grant from the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Foundation, administered by Kitsilano Neighbourhood House. Thanks also to Kits House and SPEC for hosting the summer depots.

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Comment by Mary Bennett on August 12, 2016 at 10:37am

I'll be there and bringing homemade hummus to trade for "anything of value"... let me know in advance if you're interested.

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