Environment

200 goats will be used for the project
200 goats will be used for the project LethbridgeNewsNOW

City of Lethbridge enlisting the help of goats to deal with grass and vegetation control

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
October 23, 2018 - 3:26pm

LETHBRIDGE - When you think of goats, perhaps your first thought isn't how effective they can be in clearing problem vegetation around public areas.

But that's exactly what made them enticing for the City of Lethbridge.

Pre-rolled 5g box of joints are packaged in a childproof plastic tube, then boxed, and boxed a second time
Pre-rolled 5g box of joints are packaged in a childproof plastic tube, then boxed, and boxed a second time Lethbridge News Now

Customers raise concerns over 'excessive' legal cannabis packaging

By Alex Cooke - The Canadian Press
October 22, 2018 - 11:33am Updated: October 22, 2018 - 12:27pm

HALIFAX -  Some cannabis buyers are complaining the bulky packaging is environmentally unfriendly, but producers say government guidelines are to blame.

Collected pesticides ready for disposal
Collected pesticides ready for disposal Cleanfarms

Cleanfarms collecting unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock medications in Southern Alberta

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
October 21, 2018 - 10:48pm

LETHBRIDGE --  The Cleanfarms organization will be collecting leftover or unwanted pesticides and livestock medications at no charge across southern Alberta this week.

Materials will be accepted at 20 locations around the region for safe disposal.  

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