• Waste AWARE Certification – Cleaning Companies

    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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  • 2018/19 Pro-D Day Nature Camps

      AWARE is proud to introduce Nature Camp programming on Pro-D Days for the 2018/19 school season. For the junior scientist looking to dig deeper into the natural world around them. Experience a fun-filled day packed with outdoor adventure, activities and experiments to leave participants with excitement and curiosity to learn more. Pro-D Day Nature […]

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  • Zero Waste Living Workshop Series

    This series features four unique workshops designed to connect you with unique ways to help you progress towards a zero waste lifestyle.

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  • Eco-Citizen Video

    If you are interested in supporting production, watching the finished video, or incorporating it in your staff training or customer outreach, please send an e-mail to info@awarewhistler.org.

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  • Whistler Nature Camp – Kids Summer Day Camp

    Whistler Nature Camp was created through a partnership between nature based groups including the Whistler Naturalists, Whistler Museum and Pemberton Stewardship Society, and spearheaded by AWARE. The camp has only been made possible thanks to support from the Community Foundation of Whistler‘s Environmental Legacy Fund and the Resort Municipality of Whistler‘s Community Enrichment Program.    […]

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  • Backcountry Trail Users Grizzly Bear Outreach Project

    For the benefit of people and bears and with the challenges in mind Coast to Cascades is working with a variety of stakeholders to implement consistent signage at trailheads to popular hiking and/or biking trails were people could come into contact with grizzly bears.

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  • GROW Whistler

    Welcome to GROW Whistler: The Community Greenhouse and Garden Program   Whistler’s community gardening program promotes social and environmental sustainability through greenhouses and gardens which encourage community members to grow their own organic vegetables. Space is allocated to gardeners on a first come, first serve basis. Gardeners from the previous year and AWARE members are offered […]

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  • Our Future with Forest Fires: A Climate Action Symposium

    The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE) and the Sea to Sky Clean Air Society, two local charities with environmental and climate oriented mandates, will be hosting a Climate Action Symposium in Whistler on June 23rd from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Maury Young Arts Centre.

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  • 2017 Multi-Family Accommodation Strata Waste Pilot – Testing In-Unit Toolkits To Increase Recycling and Organics Diversion

    To help and multi-family properties find ways to maximize organic waste diversion, minimize food waste and separate recyclables, AWARE is working with the RMOW to offer commercial and residential strata buildings, as well as individual businesses, on-site support to identify and work through challenges to implementation.

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  • Whistler Bag In-Room Hotel Pilot

    The Whistler Bag In-Room pilot project seeks to demonstrates how a positive and eco-focused concept such as the Whistler Bag can shift current consumer habits for the betterment of the environment while creating a positive impression on Whistler visitors.

    Crystal Lodge Hotels guests are provided with reusable Whistler Bags to use while they are staying in resort, following the guests departure bags are washed in the same way as bathrobes and towels. This project is helping us understand how many guests will use reusable bags while in resort, how many will be bought as souvenirs and to test models for laundering, hotel tracking of bag use, and the financial implications for hotels looking to get involved in a resort-wide program.

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