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Environment Week

Happy Environment Week, Lethbridge! Environment Week is a national event taking place this year from June 1-7. Celebrate with us and show your love for the environment. Here is what's happening in Lethbridge this year:


Contest Alert: Win a Backyard Composter!

COVID-19 means many of us are spending more time at home, but this doesn't have to mean we're creating more waste. What have you been doing to cut down on waste? 

Share with us what you're doing this spring to reduce waste during COVID-19  and be entered to win one of two City of Lethbridge Backyard Composters!

How to enter: Share a photo, story or tip of how you're reducing waste this spring on FacebookTwitter or Instagram using the hashtag #EnvironmentWeekYQL

Contest Details: Contest runs June 1-7, 2020. Winners will be drawn on June 8, 2020. Must be a resident of Lethbridge to be eligible to win.

No Backyard? No Problem! Worm Composting Workshop

When: June 3rd, at 3:00 pm

Cost: Free! Registration required - Click here to register online.

Interested in composting, but don't have to space for a traditional backyard composter? We've got you covered! This year, we've partnered with Environment Lethbridge to host a free workshop on worm composting indoors. Ask questions, learn, and be entered to win a vermi-composter from Earthly Matters Vermiculture.

Environment Lethbridge Virtual Events

From learning about Electric Cars or Solar Panels to doing Yoga in Your Yard, Environment Lethbridge has tons of fun virtual events to participate in this year! Click here for the full event listings.

Doing Your Part for the Environment

Cut Down on Waste

Reducing single use items, stopping food waste, re-thinking your shopping habits, reusing or repairing items are all great ways to cut down on the waste you generate. Click here for more waste reduction tips, tricks and resources.

Start a Backyard Compost

Did you know, nearly half of all the garbage we throw away in Lethbridge could be turned into compost? Reduce your waste and carbon footprint while producing a natural fertilizer for your lawn or garden! Click here to get your composter today.

Skip The Bags & Try out Grasscycling

Do you mulch your grass clippings? Next time you mow your grass, leave the clippings on the lawn. This will save you time and money while reducing waste and keeping your grass healthy. Click here for more tips on how to skip the bags when you mow.

Corporate Sustainability

The City of Lethbridge is committed to reducing waste, energy usage and fuel consumption, as well as protecting and conserving water, land and our natural ecosystems. Click here to find out more about our Corporate Sustainability initiatives.

For more information

Online: Submit a service request
Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)
Address:  City Hall, 910 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0P6