Posts by Megan Rempel

I grew up in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia and now live in Coquitlam. Half of my life was spent in the city but a lot of my weekends and summers were spent in the wilderness of BC. In July 2016 I completed my Associate Certificate in Project Management and in August 2016 I traveled the Fraser River to complete the Sustainable Living Leadership Program. I'm currently doing work in my community to spread awareness about the environmental impact of cigarette butt waste. I provide individuals with the means to collect their own butts and dispose of this waste properly.
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The Butt Blitz

On May 6th I participated in a Canada wide event to clean up cigarette butts called the Butt Blitz. The organized clean up started with a group in Toronto called A Greener Future. They promote environmental preservation by bringing together communities at events like the…

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CRC Project Update

The Cigarette Butt Recycling Project is not only going well, it is expanding as I find more individuals that have the same concerns as I do. I have been very fortunate to have connected with some organizations / individuals while…

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