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Earth Hour in Whistler

8:30 PM to 9:30 PM on March 28, 2015

Whistler, it's time to power down. This Earth Hour, residents, visitors and businesses are encouraged to turn off non-essential lights and appliances. During Earth Hour 2014, Whistler was number 1 in the province for energy savings, dropping local electrical demand by six per cent to beat 68 other communities in British Columbia. Can we do better this year?

Full 2014 Earth Day Details

Candlelight Skate

Time: 8:30 - 9:30 PM
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza Ice Skating Rink
Come down to the outdoor skating rink during Earth Hour 2014 to skate by candlelight! Entry to the rink is free, skate rentals are available for $5.


Other Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Hour

How can you reduce power use in your home or business? Here are some fun ideas for Earth Hour:

  • Host a candlelit dinner for friends and family
  • Weather permitting, head outside and gaze at the stars
  • Camp out with the kids on the living room floor
  • Read a book by candle or firelight
  • Pick up an instrument for a jam session

Every Day Energy Savings

Why stop at one hour? Get into good energy habits year-round with the following tips:

  • Turn down the heat
  • Turn off the lights when you leave the room
  • Hang clothes to dry
  • Buy energy efficient products when upgrading lighting, appliances, and electronic equipment
  • Children During Earth Hour in Whistler

    Pedal Powered Smoothies!
    Whistler Celebrates Earth Day

    As a resort full of people who are dedicated to spending plenty of time outside, Whistlerites are big supporters of Earth Day.

    Wild Flowers on Blackcomb Mountain

    Whistler's Environmental Commitment:
    How We Help Sustain Our Beautiful Home

    Our mountain Village is surrounded by stunning examples of nature at it's best and we'd like to keep it that way.

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