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Advocacy group sheds light on the necessity of composting

On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Saskatoon Farmers' Market was host to a composting exhibition put on by environmental advocacy group Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council. The overall goal of the event was to shed some light on what composting is, how it works and why it should be a mainstream practice, similar to recycling.

Bicycle Show and Shine tour concludes in Saskatoon

Retire Your Ride celebrated its last stop on the Bicycle Show and Shine tour Aug. 28 at the Saskatoon Farmers' Market. The tour, which travelled throughout rural and urban Saskatchewan, supported the federal government's Retire Your Ride program to promote bicycle use and public transit in place of automobile use.

Roll up the rim to recycle

Could all those Tim Hortons cups be converted into biofuel? Two University of Manitoba professors are looking for bacteria that can eat cellulose chains directly, breaking them into smaller sugars and eventually into hydrogen or ethanol.

Free stuff! Coming to a sidewalk near you

Thanks to a trial recycling program in Saskatoon, this year it will be easier and cheaper than ever to get a hold of those great cheap finds. The program, called New 2U, invites residents from certain neighbourhoods to put unwanted items on the curb on a certain day. Then residents from across

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