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This EASTER...
Create Memories, Not Waste

Reduce, reuse and recycle this Easter!

Get some egg-cellent tips below for reducing holiday waste.

Learn which Easter-specific materials are accepted for recycling here.


Use shredded paper or hay instead of plastic grass in Easter Baskets.
Shredded paper and hay can be composted in backyard composters or at Salish Soils in Sechelt. Paper can be recycled.

Hosting an Easter dinner or brunch? Aim to reduce food waste!
Plan out portions in advance, use a grocery list, serve on smaller plates and use up or donate leftovers.
Find more tips to reduce food waste here.

Buy used Easter baskets, go durable or DIY.
Visit the SCRD Reuse Directory for thrift shop locations on the coast to source a used basket. Or buy a durable basket that can be used year after year. DIY options include a pillow case or boxes found in your home.

Go reusable and limit packaging for egg hunts
Buy reusable eggs and place unwrapped, bulk candy inside for egg hunts. The eggs can be used year after year.


Residents can drop off Easter eggs and other food scraps at Salish Soils in Sechelt for composting. Check out the SCRD Guide to Backyard Composting for a list of accepted materials and for tips and troubleshooting.

Check which Easter-related items can be recycled here.