Category Archives: Resources

Zero waste groceries in Ottawa!

Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store opens in Hintonburg!

NU “sells a variety of products — dry food, fresh produce, cleaning and beauty supplies — without any packaging. Instead, people are encouraged to bring their own reusable containers or to borrow or purchase them from the store.” (CBC News)

Map: 1130 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON (just East of Parkdale)
Website: nugrocery.com

Protecting Wild Bees: Workshop and Film

IMG_6259Protecting Wild Bees: Workshop and Film
Wed Jul 13, 2016, Ottawa, ON (and Sunday too)

Join Friends of the Earth Canada at Fletcher Wildlife Garden at 7-8PM on Wednesday, July 13th and 9-11AM on Sunday, July 17 to learn how to protect native and wild bees. Includes a showing of a new documentary film (A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee) and a tutorial on how to participate in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count. On Sunday, we will be going out into the garden to practice taking photos of and identifying bees. Everyone is welcome!  http://www.ofnc.ca/fletcher/

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/1btYHcY9S3J2

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Office space available / eco-friendly coworking

Looking for a business address or part-time office space for your non-profit or  sustainability enterprise? The Sustainable Capacity Centre may be the place for you.

A collaborative space located on the second floor of the West End Well, the Sustainable Capacity Centre offers use of office space and a boardroom for meetings, an Ottawa-based business address, wifi and kitchen facilities in a cooperative environment designed to foster growth and collaboration within the environmental non-profit sector. Reasonable rates start as low as $25/month, with options to access the services of Greenbooks Accounting and Sustainable Eastern Ontario’s capacity check-up and eco-incubator programs.

Location: Hintonburg / near Somerset & Wellington West (convenient O-train & Bus routes)

For more information about the space, to book a viewing appointment or to find out more about the services available at the Sustainable Capacity Centre, contact Sustainable Eastern Ontario at 1-888-385-1154 or e-mail:
programs.seo at gmail.com