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Hazardous waste facility receives grant
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GYPSD Designed as a drive-through for hazardous materials collection
releases
by Adrienne Tait household hazardous normally collected a n d a f f o r d t h e
priorities for finishing touches on the
OilPatch student year... The Edson and District wastes such as hair dye during the semi-annual o p p o r t u n i t y f o r facility and program.
see page 23-27 as well as paint, toxic round ups the customer appreciation The total cost of the
Recycling Society was fluorescent light bulbs, Recycling Centre will days. project is $65,000. The
the recipient of a oil, batteries, and still host the events as The grant money will Society has received a
see page 4 $20,000 grant to be used electronics. they increase awareness be used to put the
t o w a r d s t h e “What we will have continue on page 3
FIREFIT development of a now is someone who At the Red Brick
hazardous waste facility. will actually attend it.
T h e g r a n t w a s When people come up
Local
presented by West we will be putting it REGISTRATION
Firefighters Yellowhead MLA and directly into the bin it has
head to M i n i s t e r o f t h e to go into so there will be NIGHT BUSY!
E n v i r o n m e n t a n d no double handling. It
Firefit Sustainable Resources, improves the safety of
Nationals... Robin Campbell on people dropping it off as
behalf of the province. well as the safety of our
see page 12 The facility, located in people handling the
the old Take it or Leave it material,” said Auriat.
building, is designed to The facility will be
ROBBERY be a “drive through for considered state-of-the
hazardous materials art for oil collection,
Carrot Creek similar to Edmonton's boasting a high volume
Eco Centres,” said Anne air exchanger and add-
General Auriat. ons not found at other Local Emergency Response personnel took some time to enjoy the Sidewalk Jamboree by riding the carousel on Thursday evening.

Store The facility will rural locations. See pictures and story on page 10. Photo Adrienne Tait
provide a number of The waste then gets
see page 11 robbery... advantages both for area s h i p p e d t o t h e
residents and recycling appropriate facilities so
see page 5 centre staff. The centre the hazardous items are School Division part of a learner-centered pilot program for grades 7 to 9
Sidewalk
will provide a system for disposed of properly.
t h e c o l l e c t i o n o f Though these items are Jamboree
COMMENT Colouring
Airport Contest...
Plan time

to slow designation plans
down... not stalled

by Adrienne Tait Raitt has told us she is
see page 6 prepared to bring forward
The quest to have a legislation to allow more (Edson Ltd.)
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the airport. “The facility is not Proceeds from the BBQ at the community registration night went to support Edson Adult
“ M i n i s t e r o f adequate for passenger Learning. Pictured are Tina Clifton and Jayne Farquhar of the Edson Adult Learning continued page 3
Like Transportation Lisa flights,” said Lemiuex. Society. Andrea Donkin and Cindy Blitz of Talisman were manning the BBQ. Clifton said
the Adult Learning Society would like to thank the Talisman Energy, Sobey's, and
our Facebook Page: continue on page 3 Independent Grocers for sponsoring the BBQ. Photo Adrienne Tait continued page 3
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