Special Projects

Household Hazardous Waste Recap

Recently, Kensington North Watersheds Association has been reaching out to households, local businesses, and the agricultural community to raise awareness on the risks of hazardous waste and encourage proper disposal. We released a series of articles on hazardous wastes describing everything from what hazardous wastes are and how to get[…]

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DIY Product Alternatives

In previous articles in our hazardous waste series, we’ve discussed what makes a product a hazardous waste, how to properly dispose of them, the environmental impacts of improperly disposed waste, and discussed resources for learning more about products in your home. This article is the fourth and final article in[…]

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What’s in Your Everyday Household Cleaners?

In previous articles in our hazardous waste series, we’ve discussed what household hazardous wastes are, how to dispose of them properly, and the impacts of improper disposal. In article three, we’ll be discussing some of the unknowingly harmful ingredients lurking in everyday items in our household! Nowadays, when we go[…]

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Household Hazardous Waste Survey Summary

Kensington North Watersheds Association has partnered with Environment and Climate Change Canada on a hazardous waste stewardship pilot project, and we would like to thank everyone who participated in our survey, both online or by mail! We sent out approximately 2,315 surveys to residents in the Kensington North area and[…]

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Bio-Reactor Constructed in Darnley

KNWSA has recently constructed a bio-reactor, or bio-filter, to capture nitrates from tile drainage in a small tributary to Darnley Basin. We have previously planted trees in this same small riparian zone on the property of Hickey Farms in Darnley. The location was thought to be a good site to[…]

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