Spring Break Fun with a Green Twist

Spring Break Fun with a Green Twist:

Eco-Friendly Ideas to Make Your Break Awesome

By:

Nadine |

March 21, 2024

Hey there, busy parents, dedicated students, and hardworking educators.

Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s time to plan some epic adventures while keeping Mother Earth in mind. Who says you can’t have a blast and save the planet at the same time? Here are some eco-friendly ideas to make your spring break one for the books!

Keep it local, keep it cool, recycle
Keep it local, keep it cool, recycle

1. Keep it Local, Keep it Cool

Forget about long flights and travel hassles – your own backyard is where the real magic happens! BC is bursting with local gems and hidden treasures just waiting to be discovered. From hiking trails to scenic spots, there’s no shortage of adventure right on your doorstep. So grab your pals, pack a picnic, and get ready to explore the beauty of British Columbia like never before!

2. Beach Clean-Up Party

Who says cleaning up can’t be fun? Gather your squad and head to the beach for the ultimate clean-up party! Armed with gloves and garbage bags, you’ll be on a mission to rid the shoreline of litter and debris. Not only will you be helping to protect our oceans and marine life, but you’ll also be soaking up the sun and enjoying some quality time with friends. It’s a win-win!

All recyclable items can be brought to one of our local bottle depots. Items such as beverage containers and scrap metal can earn you money. Visit this page to learn which items can be accepted at which of our local depots.

3. Bottle Drive Bonanza

Ready to turn trash into cash? Organize a bottle drive in your neighbourhood, and watch the donations roll in! Encourage everyone to collect their empty bottles and cans and bring them to one of our local depots. Not only will you be diverting waste from landfills, but you’ll also be raising funds for a good cause. Plus, it’s a great excuse to get together with friends and make a positive impact on the planet.

Support Local Heros
Support Local Heros

4. Support Local Heroes

Show some love to the businesses that are making a difference in your community! Seek out eco-friendly cafes, zero-waste stores, and sustainable eateries that are doing their part to protect the planet. By supporting these local heroes, you’ll be voting with your dollars and encouraging others to follow suit. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy delicious food and unique finds while knowing you’re making a difference – talk about a win-win!

So there you have it, folks – four eco-tastic ideas to make your spring break unforgettable. Whether you’re exploring BC’s backyard, cleaning up the beach, organizing a bottle drive, or supporting local businesses, you’ll be spreading good vibes and saving the planet one adventure at a time. This is your hard-earned break. You deserve it!

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