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Ribbon cutting for new Blind View

Hazardous Waste Recycling Centre Window Fashions

by Deanna Mitchener would like to thank all the people who have helped us along Custom Window Treatments
the way," said Auriat. since 1988
Edson and District Recycling Depot manager Anne “This is a combination of municipal funding, provincial
Auriat welcomed guests to the grand opening and ribbon funding, local businesses, and individuals. I believe this is a
cutting ceremonies of the new Hazardous Waste Recycling really good partnership with the Town of Edson and 780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember
Centre on September 13. Yellowhead County. We have Bonavista Energy, SimCAM, 780.542.0898
"I would like to start by thanking everybody for coming Canadian National Resources, Mike and Linda Maruk,
out today and helping us celebrate our new hazardous waste Edson Concrete Ltd, Government of Alberta-CFEP, Shell,
recycling center. Over the past few months we have been Mountainside Sales and Rentals, Centrica, Conoco Phillips,
working really hard in the design and construction of this and Husky Oil –thank you all for making this possible," said
site to specifically handle a wide range of materials," said Auriat.
Auriat. Town councillor Gean Chouinard, said, "On behalf of the
The centre can handle items such as used oil filters, Mayor and Town Council we want to thank you for doing
containers, fluorescent light tubes and bulbs, aerosol such a great job here Anne. A lot of times on council I travel
containers, small propane tanks, fire extinguishers, to different towns, and anytime recycling has been Renowned Retail Franchise Business –
electronics, paint and aerosol cans, household hazardous mentioned, I like to tell people if you want to do it right, take
chemicals, household and automotive batteries. Ann's lead in Edson, She is doing an amazing job." This M & M Meats is reduced to a ridiculous
“The idea is to allow our staff to handle these materials in a Yellowhead County councillor, Dawn Mitchell, thanked price providing a rare opportunity.
safe, environmentally conscious manner for recycling and Auriat for doing a wonderful job and for doing so much for Owner went through the growing pains,
reuse. In some cases these materials are shipped up to Swan the County. so this is a gift.
Hills and used in an environmentally friendly and safe There was a lot of support from the community coming Asking price is far less than buying it new!
manner," said Auriat. out to take part in the event and to bring down their Your efforts and hard work will provide
"This depot handles around three to four thousand litters hazardous wastes.
of oil every month. If you look at that, a one litre can Free hamburgers, hot dogs, donuts, and a huge cake along you with a reasonable income.
contaminate 1,000,000 litres of water. That's a lot of water with refreshments rounded out the event. Financing available. Very low down payment.
we are protecting by recycling it through the system. I
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Unplugged – Children learn best when playing in the environment
around them. Join in the fun whenever you can - when you
connect with your kids they learn form you.
Edson and Area coalition to increase knowledge & importance of the
first 5 years of life. “Our Children's Potential is in Our Hands.”
Children learn best when playing in the environment around them!

Researchers are connecting balance to mental, not just physical, functioning. When kids
stabilize themselves from an unstable pose, they
learn how to focus faster and more efficiently.
Kids with learning problems, who often have less
than optimal balance, can particularly benefit
Anne Auriat along with guests and dignitaries did the official ribbon cutting from balance training. Learning balance is an
for the new Hazardous Waste Recycling Centre Sept. 13. ongoing practice, go for walks and let your child
Photo: Deanna Mitchener experience walking on different surfaces.

Recycling emphasizes recovery and reuse This is your community coalition, if you are
interested please call1 800 814-3935 or visit us
on our fb page “Early Childhood Matters”.
by Deanna Mitchener out quite a bit more. We are less and recycling more.
really happy for Anne and Even the empty containers
Chris Neilson owner of her crew up here Edson," from chemicals are being
BDS Environmental came said Neilson. salvaged into alternate
to Edson for the Toxic "We spent some time p r o d u c t s f o r t h e
Happy Nifty Fifty
Round Up on September 13 helping her get organized construction industry from Happy Nifty Fifty
to assist Depot manager and started –it is going to be strapping for asphalt
Anne Auriat during the very nice, organized, and shingles to 2x4's for picnic
event. clean." tables. All this material is
"We want to raise public "We are moving further being specifically made “Barry-Cuda”ry-Cuda”
awareness that we're going away from destruction, to and it turns out these
to be starting a whole new recovery and recycling. products are being very
version of the Toxic Round Our paints and materials well made,” said Neilson.
Up program," said Neilson. are now being recycled and "The electronics program
"The paint collection turned into other materials continues to be well used.
program will be a year you can purchase. The oil- We hope to expand that in
round service now. We now based paint that cannot be the very near future. It is
have more services used becomes alternate just beyond recognition for
available with the creation energy resources for all of us that work in this
o f t h e s t e w a r d s h i p industries that use it for industry. We never really
program. This has allowed fuel," said Neilson. believe just how much we
for funding that has helped "For the first time in get".
history we are destroying

Vincent Kuilboer, Devon Campbell, Wally McMorran, Bill Dan, Damon
Chase, Logan Beck, and Warren Devries helping out during the Toxic Round
Up in Edson on September 13. Photo : Deanna Mitchener
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