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Caledon Day 2013: EcoCaledon and Rain Barrels

Caledon celebrated its 6th annual Caledon Day festival on June 15th and myself (Karl) and Gaby from the Clean Air Partnership were fortunate enough to go and experience the Caledon Day festival that had something for everyone. From dog agility competitions (which i love to watch); to a music festival headlined by Canadian music legend, […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Oakville, Part 1: Towards Zero Waste

I have really been looking forward to my trip to Oakville ever since running the Poll and discovering just how engaged the Oakville public was, and how passionate they were about their community’s environmental efforts.  I am hapy to report that my trip to Oakville met and exceeded all of my expectations, and left me […]

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Earth Day in Burlington – cleaning up and greening up.

One of the biggest perks I’ve encountered as I’ve been writing this blog is meeting all the tremendously enthusiastic people involved in the sustainability movement in the GTHA.  I have come to realize that the networks and these people’s energy is our region’s most valuable asset, and at every event I’ve attended so far, the […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Burlington Day 5 – Youth and Engagement

One of the things that constantly blew me away while I was visiting Burlington was the incredible level of community engagement in the City.  It’s one thing for a municipal government to put in bike lanes, build some Green Buildings, set up a community garden or start a waste diversion program, but if the community […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Burlington Day 4: Trash!

Trash.  Junk.  Garbage.  Everyone knows it’s there, but nobody wants to talk about it.  Well, that’s all changing in Burlington.  They want everyone to talk about it.  They want everyone in the City to come out and join their Community Clean Up and Green Up event, coordinated by BurlingtonGreen  this Saturday, April 21st.  They want […]

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