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Backyard Eco


for sale

Yellowhead County's Agricultural
Department is once again offering Eco-
Friendly backyard containers, including rain
barrels, kitchen
collectors, and backyard
composters, for
Yard management and
water and waste
material control are
important to creating
and maintaining a photo Deanna Mitchener
healthy backyard and The Boys and Girls Club was busy over the Christmas holidays and the cold weather never stopped them
garden. Yellowhead from having some fun and hanging out at the club. Program Coordinator Sarah Ireland said, "over the
County's Agricultural break kids were making crafts with salt dough, and lots of gym activities and games. Today the kids are
Department is once excited to make their own pizza and eat it later for their snack. Staff pictured here include Drake
again offering for Dennison, Megan Smith, Carla Konchakowski, Sarah Ireland, and Nicole Tessier.
purchase Eco-Friendly containers for your
backyard! This year we are offering rain Free Human Resources workshop planned
barrels, kitchen collectors, and backyard
composters. by Dana McArthur recruitment and development and shared experiences
The rain barrels have a retention, leadership human resources is within the social and
55 gallon capacity and are Community Futures and execution. complemented by a economic context of
constructed of up to 50% West Yellowhead, Cumming's work is p a s s i o n f o r each generation. This
recycled materials. A Alberta Labour, f o c u s e d o n demography. landscape is shaped by
spigot, screws, overflow GRPRC, and the i m p r o v i n g t h e K r i s t e n ' s t e c h n o l o g i c a l ,
hose, clamp, and lid Town of Edson are connection between exploration of the economic and social
equipped with mesh partnering to host a people and their North American trends that surface
screen to keep out bugs Human Resources work. Her twenty d e m o g r a p h i c through the course of
and debris are included. speaker on January years of experience landscape is focused the talk quite readily.
The kitchen collectors 16, 2018 from 1:30 to i n c a r e e r on real stories of the
have a 2 gallon capacity, are oval shaped, 3 : 3 0 p . m . a t
dishwasher safe, and are equipped with a 360 Galloway Station
degree double rim closure providing fly and Museum.
odour control. The Earth Machine Backyard
Composter has an 80 gal capacity, a twist This event is free for
locking pest-resistant lid, attendees and it's
and comes with an encouraged that local
aeration rod. Extra employers send as
aeration rods are also many employees as
available for $15.00 each. they would like.
Payment is required The speaker for the
when placing an order. afternoon will be
The Eco Containers will Kristen Cummings,
be sold on a first come who is a workplace
first serve basis until stock and adult learning
runs out. Containers will be ready for pick up instructor through the
mid-May. University of Alberta.
For more information or to order please Ms. Cummings will
contact then Yellowhead County Wildwood be speaking on the
Office at 1-800-814-3935 or 780-325-3782. 'Inter-Generational
You can also visit the Edson or Wildwood W o r k p l a c e ' —
offices in person to place your order. Please
order early as quantities are limited.
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