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BASE3 Participating in Staples' Go Green Barrie Event

Thursday, June 23, 2011

DATE: Saturday June 25th, 2011
TIME: 10am-4pm
VENUE: Staples, 561 Bayfield Street, Barrie, ON
PRICE: FREE

On June 25, 2011 from 10:00am-4:00pm Staples will be hosting a “Go Green Barrie Event” at their 562 Bayfield Street location. They will be providing Barrie residents with the opportunity to recycle electronics, ink, toner, and batteries for free.

Staples has partnered with businesses (Rona, GEEP, CellCycle, Emterra) that can also offer the following free recycling opportunities: paint, tires, fluorescent bulbs, cell phones.

To make this event even more beneficial to the residents of Barrie, Staples has invited local environmentally responsible companies to showcase their products/services during the event. In addition, they will also have several educational booths where residents and business can learn more about how to “Go Green”. As well, there will be a children’s area with activities and giveaways. Approximately 20 businesses are participating, including the Barrie Alliance for Sustainability in Economy, Environment, & Energy, a Chamber initiative. Are you getting your green savings? Take the BASE3 Advantage! Visit BASE3 at the event to find out more about the ECO-Business Checklist program and take the first steps towards improving your business' sustainability.

As a business, Staples believes that it is their responsibility to give back to the community and to be socially responsible.

Customers can also enter to win an eco prize pack valued at over $500 by visiting participant booths.





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