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Help reduce holiday waste in Edmonton by sharing your favourite seasonal waste reduction tip or trick on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, and tagging it with the hashtag #WastelessHolidays. You’ll be entered to win one of 8 great wasteless City of Edmonton prizes:

  • Fort Edmonton Park Family Pass
  • Edmonton Valley Zoo Family Pass
  • Muttart Conservatory Family Pass
  • John Janzen Nature Centre Family Pass
  • Recreation Centre Family Single Admission for All Facility
  • Composting Starter Package
  • Gift basket from the Reuse Centre (two available)

To enter

  • Post your idea, tip or trick on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram between December 6, 2017 and January 7, 2018
  • Tag all entries with the hashtag #WastelessHolidays
  • Each publicly-visible post will count as an entry towards our draw

Full giveaway rules 

There are a lot of ways to reduce holiday waste. Need some ideas to get started? Share:

  • A leftover-busting recipe or plan
  • A pic of your zero-waste gift wrap
  • Your thrifted holiday decor
  • How you reuse old holiday cards
  • An experience you gave or received as a gift
  • How you recycle your holiday waste
Items such as broken Christmas lights, electronics and anything with a cord or battery should be taken to an Eco Station.
Edmonton's 21 community Recycling Depots are a convenient way to dispose of recyclables from your home.
Find out what goes into your garbage, what you can recycle, and what you can take to Eco Stations.

Wondering what to do with your Christmas tree? Recycle it! Tree collection runs from January 9 to January 31.

For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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