• Join us for a free online session jam packed with grizzly bear facts.

    Getting To Know A Canadian Icon: The Grizzly Bear   Grizzly bears are a fascinating and elusive presence for us here in the Sea to Sky corridor of British Columbia. Understanding more about the grizzly bear enables us to better protect their crucial habitats and to make sure that as we continue to grow and […]

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  • AWARE Releases EcoCitizen Video Aims To Help Keep Whistler Special!

    EcoCitizen Video Aims To Help Keep Whistler Special! Video Can Help With Training & Guest Engagement We all love Whistler’s natural beauty and with population growth and pressures from tourism and recreation, we need to empower every person to be good stewards of our resources, the land and wildlife. The AWARE team has taken on […]

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  • Reflecting on GranFondo and AWARE’s Partnership

    Celebrating AWARE’s 3rd consecutive year working with North America’s largest Gran Fondo Since 2017, the RBC GranFondo Whistler and AWARE’s Zero Waste Heroes team have been working together to help reduce the amount of event waste generated by focusing on three distinct areas: pre-event waste prevention support, day-of zero waste stations, and post-event waste diversion. In […]

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  • 2019 Whistler Nature Camp Diaries

    Whistler Nature Camp Diaries Read through some of our fun weekly blog posts to get the insider’s scoop on our session adventures! Our final week of nature camp is unfortunately upon us. While we’ve had a summer packed full of fun and adventure, we still found a way to squeeze just a bit more in before […]

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  • Take Action: Earth Day 2019

    Earth Day is Monday, April 22, 2019 The biggest lesson from the first Earth Day: When we come together, the impact can be monumental. Go green with us by making small changes that add up to making a big difference. Commit to earth-friendly acts, make more sustainable choices, reduce your carbon footprint, conserve energy and […]

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  • Participate in the Sharing Economy

    Before any bigger purchase ask your self “how often am I really going to use this table saw, wheelbarrow or folding table?” If the answer is “not a lot”, consider borrowing instead. Especially if you are great at making thank-you cookies. BORROW – Start by reaching out to see if anyone else already has what you […]

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  • Why Make Your Own Household Cleaner

    Household cleaning supplies are jam-packed with the most powerful bacteria killers in existence, expertly engineered to complete annihilate just about every organism they come into contact with, including the good guys. We’re sure you won’t be surprised to hear these germ terminators aren’t the best for the environment.  Many cleaning products have toxic effects on […]

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  • Warm Yourself, Not The Outdoors

    Feeling chilly? Don’t jump straight for the thermostat dial. Instead, follow these hot tips to warm up and get cozy without making the planet pay the price. Snuggle into an extra layer and some thick socks. Embrace the oversized scarf fashion trend. Get your blood flowing by jumping up and down for a minute to […]

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  • Ten Ways To Green Your Holidays

    The holidays are overwhelming for all of us, including our planet. The amount of waste is exceptional this time of year. Here are ten things you can do to have a greener holiday season. Use certified LED light for your holiday cheer. The use 95% less energy and last 20 times longer. Skip the gift […]

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  • Waste AWARE Certification – Cleaning Companies & Housekeeping Teams

    The amount of waste humans produce is steadily rising and so is the cost of dealing with it. Global solid waste generation is on pace to increase 70% by 2025. Through reduced consumption and better waste management we can all work together to bring this number down. Locally, Whistler has a mission to achieve zero […]

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