Create memories, not garbage.

Your Tips and Ideas

What do you do to celebrate with less waste?

How do you make the holiday season special while producing less waste? Do you give experiences? Wrap with reusable materials? Do you have a knack for waste-free decorating? If these ideas (or others) are ways that you celebrate with less waste, we’d love to see them!

Share your photo on social media and it could be featured on this site and on Metro Vancouver’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

The process is easy

  • Read the Create Memories, Not Garbage Terms & Conditions for participation.
  • Snap a picture that demonstrates how you celebrate the season with less waste.
  • Post it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #CreateMemoriesNotGarbage
  • Don't forget to add a caption describing your photo!
  • Check back to to see your photo featured.
Please note that if your account is set to private, we may not be able to see and feature your photo.
In accordance with the Terms & Conditions, photos may be featured on, Metro Vancouver's social media pages and used by Metro Vancouver in related campaigns.