Where O’Where Does Our Glassware Go?

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Dear Mabel,  I’m collecting my glass jars. Does the recycling depot on the south side by the Enmax have a bin for glass? ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Hello Glass Jar Gatherer,  Great work on making sure those glass jars stay out of your … Continued

Concerned Composter

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Dear Mabel,  I would like to start composting but i don’t have a garden (or the space for one). Is there a place/person/organization in Lethbridge that would like extra compost? ———————————————————————————————————— Hello Concerned Composter,  What a great question! I’m sure … Continued

Green minds ride a bike

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Hi Mabel, This year we have been part of the Homeschool Natural Leader’s Project at Helen Schuler Nature Centre.  During our time there, we have learned so much on waste, resources, and technology. As part of our class, our family … Continued

What’s That Sound?

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Dear Mabel, I actually found the Environment Lethbridge website while researching air quality for Lethbridge. Being a green queen from way back, I think it’s great to have a public organization that dedicates itself to sustainability. However, I was wondering … Continued

Request for Proposals

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Environment Lethbridge is seeking proposals from interested consultants for the provision of professional services to conduct a feasibility study for the establishment of a renewable energy co-operative in Lethbridge. Click here to download the RFP. Any updates or amendments to … Continued

The Bee’s Knees

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For this edition of Dear Mabel, Mabel is joined by Chelsea Sherbut from the Lethbridge Bee Enthusiasts. Dear Mabel:  I purchased a bee house to hang this year, but currently our yard does not have any bee attracting plants. My … Continued

Growing Food Without a Farm

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Did Seedy Saturday inspire you to want to start your own garden? Click here to learn about soils, plot location, starting seeds and other basics to get your started!

To Tree or Not to Tree?

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Dear Mabel, I’m struggling to decide between a real and an artificial Christmas tree. Can you tell me which choice is better for the environment?   A. Artificial trees will save you money in the long run, they do have … Continued