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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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Halton Hills Keeps Earth Day going, part 1

So what if Earth Day is April 22?  The good folks at Halton Hills know that Earth Day is only as valuable as the actions and the changes that stick with you all year long, so their Earth Day celebration lasted clear through to the 28th of April, when they hosted their Sustainability Fair and […]

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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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