Vancity Member Day at the PNE Giveawayby
The Fair at the PNE returns for the season from August 20th to September 5th and Vancity Savings Credit Union is proud to sponsor the annual Vancity Member Day on September 1st. Vancity members and a guest can enjoy a fun-filled day at the Fair for only $5 each.
Vancity Member Day at the PNE
To receive the discounted admission, present your Vancity MEMBER CARD® debit card or Vancity enviro™ Visa, (or another form of membership verification), at any Fair at the PNE ticket booth on Thursday, September 1, 2016. Gates open at 11:00am.
With Vancity’s support, the PNE is working towards creating a zero waste Fair for the 15 days. This year, Vancity’s Zero-Waste Events initiative includes 50 waste diversion stations have been installed throughout fairgrounds to help PNE improve its waste reduction, recycling and composting activities. Throughout The Fair, each station will be staffed to help sort waste and share recycling tips.
At last year’s Vancity Member Day, a total of 74.3% of event waste was diverted from the landfill. That’s equivalent to nearly 300 garbage bags full of waste!
How can you be more green at the PNE?
- Ride your bike to the PNE
- Bring your own water bottles
- Dispose your waste responsibly
Vancity Member Day at the PNE
Once again, this year have a Vancity Member Day at the PNE prize package available, and it’s worth over $200! The prize includes a pair of gate passes and Playland ride passes, a Vancity swag bag, and Sidesaddle Bikes gift certificates.
Here’s how you can enter to win:
- Leave a comment naming one way you’ve ‘gone green’ this summer (1 entry)
- Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00pm on Sunday, August 28, 2016.Gates open at 11:00am on PNE Vancity Member Day. Follow the event on Facebook, and on Twitter using the tag #VancityMemberDay for more information. Check out the full PNE Concert Lineup for nightly entertainment at The Fair as well.
Update The winner is @Beccafar!
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I recycle all my styrofoam trays now!
I focused on ware usage this Summer. I am trrying my best to remember that this source of life isn’t to be taken for granred.
Ride my bike to work.
I could live without auto correct tho… Lol
I moved to a community where I can walk to almost everything.
I ride my bike.
I’ve become much more mindful of using what I have and not wasting or overbuying. We also bought an all electric vehicle this year, no more gas!!!!!
Started to compost and cut out plastic bags from my life!
I only do 4 loads of laundry per week to save water.
I always shut off the water while I’m soaping up in the shower.
I walk whenever I can – instead of taking the car!
Love to hang out laundry on the clothes line!
I take my own water bottle when I head out. Even places that say no outside food don’t complain about a regular water bottle & it helps me be more green.
We have been re-using water bottles.
Keep lights off unless needed.
Cut down on laundry and using cold water.
Only use stove or bbq for dinner.
Using air conditioner 2 hour a week.
I compost all of our leftover food scraps to reduce our environmental impact and give our home grown fruit and veggies a natural boost.
We are now recycling styrofoam and soft plastics.
I grew my own tomatoes and lettuce for the first time!!
I ride my bike to work and snooping.
We switched from disposable diapers to cloth diapers.
We very rareLu use the dryer. Hang it outside to dry!!
Take the bus
I bring my own water bottle to the gym and outings instead of buying bottled water.
Always bring my reusable coffee mug when I go out for coffee. I also have a bin on the top shelf of my fridge for foods that need to be used quickly (before they spoil and get wasted).
We installed drip line irrigation in our garden this summer
Use a reusable water bottle always!
We re use water bottles I walk 20 min every day from my house to school Monday to Friday wash clothes manually using just my hands and drying them by just hanging it outside my balcony were using bucket and deeper when taking a bath/shower my daughter uses cloth diapers
Being more diligent about composting & recycling
Buying second hand through thrift stores and online!
I always carry both a reusable bottle for water, as well as a insulated to-go mug for coffee.
We’ve been keeping a jug of cold water in the fridge to cut down on running the tap to get a cold drink.
We’ve been trying to keep energy usage at a minimum this summer: Opening the blinds and curtains rather than turning on lights during the day, drying our clothes on the line rather than using the dryer, and using the BBQ rather than our stove/oven.
Walking everywhere, to the grocery store and even to work.
We forgot to water our lawn for weeks! Does that count? 🙂
Re-cycle all my food wastes and i walk to work everyday!
I had a Backyard Green BBQ Party this summer, and did not forget the little things, like choosing organic condiments, reusable napkins instead of paper ones, e-vites versus mail invitations, homemade decorations over store-bought and filling pitchers of lemonade, and iced tea instead of buying huge quantities of personal sized beverage containers.
I separate out all my garbage, recyclables and food products to ensure I get them to the right places. It’s easier than I thought it would be!
I stopped buying aerosol sunscreen.
don’t water my garden as frequently
Started doing elimination communication with my daughter to cut down on diapers laundry now only in cold water.
This summer, I went green by walking and taking public transit to/from work as much as possible.
Biking instead of driving.
-Seldom use the car, walk or cycle to destinations
-Recycle batteries and light bulbs at London Drugs
I refill water bottles to give to my dogs while hiking 🙂 #hikewithdogs
I bike to work every day. so nice.
Always carrying Reusable water bottles with us.
I have been walking to work with the nice weather
Started composting. Retweeted.
i take my bottles to the bottle depot every week now instead of throwing it in the trash
We have sold our AC and now rely on just regular fans to decrease usage in the home, I’ve sold my car and have opted to riding my bike to work everyday it’s a double bonus, I’ve lost weight in the process…woot woot!
I walk and leave the care at home.
lots of organic waste to take to the green bin!
I’ve bought a reusable water bottle and I’ve opted to walking around more and not taking the car! My longest travel journey to my destination was a 50 minute walk.
since last summer’s drought, I’ve cut back water waste even more.
I’ve started composting and riding my bike instead of using the car.
my children & I stroll / walk to the stores & parks instead of riding in a vehicle
I use a refillable water bottle for me and my daughter.
We always bring our water bottles with us when we go out.
I would love to check out the PNE this year! Concert series line up is great & I ? the Super Dogs & Pig races, rides galour, it’s none stop fun for all!
I grow a garden organically
Recycling more intensely than before and Im learning about composting. Also I’m walking everywhere despite having a broken toe!
Bring my own bags to the grocery store.
I take transit instead of driving.
recycle everything I possibly can rather than buying anything
We have planted a vegetable garden.
Biking, using water bottles, recycling.
Use recycle bags
I hang my clothing dry with the help of our hot sun
While living in Spain I became anti-air conditioning (even though it was 45 Celsius or more) because it was so expensive. Now I keep windows open, stay indoors during the hottest times of the day, wear thin fabrics, etc.
composting everything I can 🙂
Grew bee friendly flowers on our deck.
I try to only use reusable containers for my work lunch. Lots of washing up later, but it’s better than all those ziploc baggies in the garbage. 🙂
I have been using the compost more often at work and help to sort out recyclables.
I stop using plastic bags at the grocery store and bring my own shopping bags
I started composting!
Taking the skytrain and carpooling to the lake.
Didn’t use the AC once this year! Just enjoy the summer heat!
More walking 🙂
Bring your own bottle
I bring my own mug with me when I go for coffee
I recycle my organic/ food waste
One way I have gone green is I have been reducing my consumption of meat.
I try to carry my own water bottle or coffee mug with me.
I never use the dryer–our clothes are hung outside to dry or hung on a rack in the bathroom when it’s raining
recycling old electronics
I’ve air dried all my laundry this summer!
I grow organic herbs and veggies.
buying products with less packaging
I got a bike and am cycling or walking as much as possible.
I have “gone green” this summer by: taking transit to go to work or walk to places instead of using my car, bringing a reusable coffee mug and water bottle daily, and recylcing paper at work!
We are riding our bikes way more!
Using less plastics!
I ride my bike to pick up my weekly (Community Supported Agriculture) Organic veggies…..at my local hub, and then I try to eat all parts of the veggies ie) stems in stir-fries, or smoothies…including leaves of the actual vegetable. Where I cannot use all parts, I make sure to compost. Whenever possible I share with friends so as not to waste as sometimes it is difficult to get through them all 🙂
Recycling all plastic and glass bottles
I take transit and carpool to work everyday.
I reuse everything possible. Clothing, bags, household appliances etc. I use freecycle.com to pass things on instead of putting them in the landfill.
I take transit, recycle and compost!
Rode my bike every day in August!
I not only recycle garbage in their respective bins, but I now make my wife to finally do the same! Lol
I filter my own water at home and use a reusable water bottle each day
Walked to work instead of taking the bus or a car.
Fun..would love to win!!
I’ve gone green this summer by doing less laundry in the washing machine.
i uninsured my second car and took transit and biked more!
I have “gone green” this summer by composting and recycling.
I walk every day to & from work.
We’ve been watering our garden and grass with our grey water!
In summer it’s so easy to walk and ride everywhere so I do! I also started a program ChopSwap where people can swap all their new or used disposable chopsticks for a pair of renewable ones. Education and awareness around one time disposables and waste is how I have spent my summer. Thank you!