What will happen now?
As our landfill is reaching capacity, the City of Ottawa is creating a new garbage management plan.
How can you help out? Check out the Solid Waste Master Plan on the City of Ottawa website where you can:
- View their ideas, timeline and reports for each phase of the process
- Ask questions and receive responses
- Learn when the next round of community consultations are taking place and how you can participate, to voice your thoughts
While you’re at it, take a look at these quick tips to reducing waste!
Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace and togetherness. But all too often, greed, haste and superficiality are the hallmarks of the season.
Would you buy a gift if you knew it was made in a sweatshop or by slave labour? Or something made by a company that is clearcutting forests, poisoning our water or causing climate change? What about a gift that could hurt your loved one’s health and happiness? There are plenty of gifts that do all of the above, but disguised by deceptive marketing, shiny packaging and greenwash. Continue reading “Green/environmentally-friendly Christmas gift ideas”