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Nanaimo Recycling Exchange is closed

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On Wednesday March 21st the gates of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange did not open as usual. The NRE is closed. Whether or not this closure is permanent still remains to be seen. Read more about the closure and the NRE’s next steps in the Nanaimo News Bulletin.  

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A Thousand Words

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The saying is true. A picture really is worth a thousand words. Or in this case more than six thousand. Do you know who recycles at the NRE? People drive up in beaters and in brand new SUVs. People bike in their recyclables, and a few even travel by public transit to drop off things […]

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See the Forest for the Trees

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Things are going very well with the Vote Yes NRE campaign, but a handful of responses have us wondering. Are some politicians and residents failing to see the forest for the trees? It is easy to get bogged down in mind-numbing details such as tonnages of styrofoam, waste arbitrage and political beliefs. But those debates […]

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Delegations to the Decision Makers

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Presentation to Nanaimo City Councillors On Monday Jan 8th Ilan appeared as a delegation before the Nanaimo city council Committee of the Whole meeting. He delivered 2300+ postcards addressed to them by Nanaimo residents in support of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, and spoke to the councilors about the feedback he has received from NRE users […]

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CHLY Changes Radio Interview

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Big thank you to Suzanne Gregory and Marjorie Stewart of CHLY Changes Radio for having Ilan as their guest on Tuesday Jan 9th. It was a GREAT conversation and we highly encourage you to have a listen, you will learn so much about the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange’s current situation, what the challenges are going forward, […]

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3 Important Dates: Jan 7th, 8th & 9th

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We have three important dates coming up that we want you to know about. We’re about to deliver some mail to our local politicians! Sunday January 7th – Data Entry Work Party   Many hands make light work! Got a laptop or a tablet you’re comfortable typing on? We need you! Join us for our […]