Greener Resolutions for the New Year

Start thinking about your clothing items differently In North America, 9.5 million tonnes of clothing end up in the landfill every year. It’s easy to just throw out old t-shirts and replace them with cheap, new ones; but, there are also plenty of simple ways to repurpose or recycle your clothing items. Start off by only buying what you think … Read More

Get creative with holiday leftovers!

Food waste is a big concern in Canada, after all, the average Canadian wastes approximately 170 kilograms of food per year. Food waste happens at all points along the food chain, including at the consumer level.  The holidays can be especially difficult as we enjoy copious amounts of delicious foods. Leftovers are great the day following a meal but tend … Read More

WaterWeeks and Rivers Day 2018

The Township of Langley and LEPS is proud to present the 171h annual WaterWeeks Festival. WaterWeeks is an annual series of environmentally related activities that encourage residents of all ages to participate in the protection and enhancement of our environment. This year’s events will take place from September 23 to October 13. The community will be presented with a sequence of … Read More

Langley Eats Local 2018

We tend to take our farmers a bit for granted here in Langley. “Of course I can get u-pick fresh blueberries right down the street,” we think. “Naturally I’ve been to the farm where I get my salad greens, and obviously there’s goat’s milk gelato five minutes away.” So once in a while it’s good to stop and appreciate what … Read More

Septic Sense

Join us for “Septic Sense”, a free seminar on septic maintenance. Tuesday July 31, 7:00-9:00pm at George Preston Recreation Centre, 20699 – 42 Ave, Langley Presented by the Township of Langley and Langley Environmental Partners Society. Septic Sense provides an introduction to private septic system. Guest expert Dean Scovill leads this free, two-hour seminar on proper private septic system care … Read More

Western Painted Turtles

    Few native reptiles remain wandering around Langley beyond three different varieties of garter snakes. Historical records show our community once included populations of northern alligator lizards, western painted turtles and western pond turtles. Western painted turtles still remain but in very special habitats and in very low numbers. This is also the case in the rest of the … Read More

LEPS Econews

Ever wanted to see what activities LEPS was up to in June 2014/15/16/17?  Look back on the Face of LEPS from August 2015?  Now you can! If you are looking for a more recent newsletter and it isn’t listed just send us an email at [email protected] and we will get the list updated for you! And, of course, if you want to … Read More

WaterWeeks 2017

Celebrate WaterWeeks in Langley, starting off with the Langley BC Rivers Day Community Festival. The festival takes place at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum (21200 Block Fraser Highway) on Sunday September 24, 2017 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Featuring a live musical performance by popular children’s entertainers Bobs and Lolo, a free organic hotdog BBQ, interactive displays and activity booths including costume parade, … Read More

Are You Up for a Challenge?

Would you like to get to know Langley’s best-kept foodie secrets? Or are you already a regular at the Langley Community Farmers market? Take our Challenge and embark on a delicious adventure, by pledging to source as much of your food as possible from local farmers and producers for one whole week! From Wednesday July 26th to Wednesday August 2nd, … Read More

Revamped Manure Link website now LIVE!

Spring is just around the corner! For horse and livestock owners it is time to start finding uses for your composted manure that has been accumulating all Winter, and for gardeners and landscapers it is time to start looking for composted manure. Luckily there is a service that provides a platform for both. We are excited to announce the launch … Read More