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Through the generous support of the Vancity Community Foundation, GIRR is embarking on a pilot project to recycle select post-consumer plastics on site. To get this project up and running, we are looking for…

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We’re throwing a Back-to-School Clothing Swap with Repairs and a side of Hand Mending Demonstrations! This all-ages event is for kids, parents, and all community members. Your attendance as a volunteer is most welcome…

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JULY 1st CLOSURE

Please take note that GIRR will be closed for the day on Saturday July 1st for Canada Day.

Both the recycling depot and the ReDirectory are open for regular hours on Friday June 30th and…

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RECYCLED ART WORKSHOP

GIRR is delighted to be collaborating with the Yellowhouse for a recycled art workshop as part of their Art with Youth Program.

On Friday, June 9th come to the ReDirectory between 11 am and…

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WORLD OCEANS DAY

World Oceans Day is coming up on June 8th. To honour this day of care for our oceans, GIRR invites community members to participate in a self-organized beach cleanup event. For one weekend in…

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AGM – Sunday May 21st 2023

We are happy to invite Galiano community members to GIRR’s Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday May 21st, 2023, at 3 pm. The meeting will be held at the Galiano South Community…

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BICYCLE REPAIRS – GIRR REPAIR WORKSHOP

In time for summer, we are hosting our second while-you-wait bike repair workshop outside the ReDirectory, with three trusty repairers on hand to service your bikes. Flat tires, chain lube, brakes & gear adjustments…

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After much anticipation, the depot expansion got underway this week. Excavation has begun!

Recycling will resume with our regular hours on Friday, April 21st. However, this Saturday we will need to close the depot…

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For this month’s Repair Workshop series, we’re hosting a clothing swap alongside our clothing repair station. Bonus: minor alterations will be available too.

For the swap, everyone is invited to bring a maximum of 10…

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GOOD FRIDAY CLOSURE

GIRR will be closed in observance of the statutory holiday of Good Friday on April 7th.

Both the recycling depot and the ReDirectory will resume with regular hours on Saturday, April 8th. Commercial recycling will…

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