Tag Archives: Christmas

Happy holidays from HaltonRecycles

HaltonRecycles, and the entire Halton Region Waste Management Services division, wish you and your family a most happy holiday! Enjoy this Christmas recycling poem!

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A Christmas card conundrum

I admit it: I’m addicted to paper. Books, newspaper, writing paper, computer paper, flyers, brochures — I love it all. My love of paper is especially heightened during the holidays, as I love mailing (and receiving) Christmas cards. But this … Continue reading

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All we want for Christmas… are environmentally friendly presents

With Christmas just around the corner, the award-winning HaltonRecycles team has visions of sugar plums, dancing in their heads. The team has put together their environmentally friendly wish list for Santa. “I’m hoping Santa brings me a new road bike this … Continue reading

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Christmas: A time to renew the life of the Earth

One of the great holiday traditions at Christmas time is gathering with family and friends to set up a Christmas Manger scene in our homes and churches. I remember as a child taking great care in placing the figures of … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

When I was a child I eagerly anticipated going to get a Christmas tree. I can vividly remember trekking through the snow and endless rows trying to find the perfect one. When we finally found it, the joy of yelling … Continue reading

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Wrap it up in environmentally friendly ways!

The holiday season is officially here! Festive music, tempting treats, colourful decorations and gift giving! Although a most wonderful time of the year, generous gift giving can create a lot of waste. You may be surprised to learn that gift … Continue reading

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Happy holidays from HaltonRecycles

Happy holidays from the HaltonRecycles team — John, Nicole W., Allison, Walter, Ben, Joyce, Shirley, Nicole M., Andrea and Stacey!  Wishing you a joyful, fun and “green” holiday. We’ll be back blogging, tweeting, pinning and videoing in January 2013!

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That’s a wrap – environmentally friendly alternatives to wrapping paper

Even though there’s no snow, “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.”  The lights are up.  The decorations are out.  The gingerbread is in the oven.  The tree is aglow. If your house is like mine, presents are starting … Continue reading

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Eco friendly gifts for the holidays

It’s the holiday season, and as that old song goes, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  It’s a time for gathering with family and friends, taking part in celebrations, sharing delicious meals, and giving gifts. Unfortunately, along with all … Continue reading

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Green holiday shopping tips

It’s that time of year again, the pumpkins and leaves have been sent to the composting pile and the malls are decked in holiday décor.  The stores are filling up with holiday shoppers. According to Moneyville, the average Canadian will spend … Continue reading

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