• The Climate Horizon with Gwynne Dyer

    Gwynne Dyer, Canadian author, journalist, columnist, broadcaster, and lecturer will address one of today’s most urgent global issues – climate change. Climate change is a reality. Dwindling resources, massive population shifts, natural disasters, spreading epidemics, drought, rising sea levels, plummeting agricultural yields, crashing economies, political extremism – are some of the expected consequences in the […]

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  • Waste AWARE Certification for Cleaning 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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  • Waste AWARE Certification for Cleaning 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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  • Fall Clothing Swap

    SWAP, DON’T SHOP! Exchange your previously loved pieces for something new to you at AWARE’s Fall Clothing Swap. $10 with Swappable Clothing $20 Empty Handed $5 off with an AWARE membership. Purchase a membership here. All funds raised support AWARE environmental work in the Sea to Sky. SWAP: Wanting to downsize or refresh your wardrobe? […]

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  • Kevin Taft Tour – Big Oil & Our Democracy – Live Stream

    Kevin Taft uncovers from his insider’s viewpoint as an MLA and Leader of the Opposition Party in Alberta, what the fossil fuel industry has accomplished in Alberta and Ottawa in the past few years that has resulted in our current situation that leaves us feeling powerless. Now adamantly non-partisan, Kevin draws on experience and his most recent book, Oil’s Deep […]

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  • Zero Waste Living Workshop Series: Wild Fermentation Sauerkraut with Alice Savage

    Combine the health benefits of cabbage and the ancient technique of fermentation to produce a home-made sauerkraut full of beneficial probiotics that can be linked to improvements in immune, cognitive, digestive and endocrine function. People have been using the art of fermentation to preserve valuable vegetables and other perishable foods for a long time, yet […]

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  • Municipal Election All Candidates Meeting

    On October 20th Whistler will head to the polls and vote in a new Council. As Whistlerites seek to find out where candidates stand on local issues non-profits are again stepping up to create spaces for dialogue. On Wednesday, September 26th, the Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE), Arts Whistler and Whistler […]

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  • Zero Waste Living Workshop Series: Simplifying Skincare with Joanna Runciman

    Take control over what you are putting on and in your body, by handpicking natural ingredients to create zero waste beauty products you love. Leave this workshop with the products you’ve created from scratch, the knowledge to make more and an understanding of what ingredients to avoid in shelf-stocked toiletries moving forward. All ingredients will […]

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  • Zero Waste Living Workshop Series: Upcycled Designs with Terri Gercovich from Re:creation

    Upcycle second-hand treasures into a beautiful bracelet. In this workshop we will be taking inspiration from the design pictured on the right. What is upcycling? Upcycling is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. All materials will be […]

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  • Zero Waste Living Workshop Series: Repair Café

    We throw away a lot of stuff! Even things that need a simple repair. Help us change that narrative. Join us at our first Repair Café during Waste Reduction Week to fix your items instead. We’ll provide tools, materials and skilled volunteers to help you repair your – lamp, bike, jewelry, sweater tear and more. […]

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