Sustainable Orillia Month 2021 Launched

September is Sustainable Orillia month

Mayor Steve Clarke has declared September, 2021 as ‘Sustainable Orillia Month’—a month-long program of information, education and practical advice, organized by Sustainable Orillia and designed to engage our citizens and […]

Sustainable Orillia Month Art Show

Sustainable Orillia month will include the first “Sustainable Orillia Art Show” consisting of artwork submitted to us in two art contests earlier this year.  The two contests, oriented around the […]

Orillia’s Repair Café is BACK!

Fixing part of a broken bike

Following several successful and popular Repair Cafés held in Orillia in the past few years, another will take place during Sustainable Orillia week at Orillia Square Mall (1029 Brodie Drive) […]

Orillia Plans for its Climate Future!

Bob McDonald, Orillia native and host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks, will open Orillia’s  Virtual Open House addressing its Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP). The plan will chart the […]

Let’s Talk Sustainable Agriculture Practices

Let’s Talk Sustainable Agriculture Practices on Saturday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 14th.   Come learn about community gardens, local markets and regenerative agriculture practices at Sustainable Orillia’s information booth, […]

Taking Emissions out of Public Transit (Webinar)

Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, 6-7 pm Gideon Forman, Climate Change and Transportation Policy Analyst and renowned climate expert with the David Suzuki Foundation, will lead a live Sustainable Orillia webinar […]

The Greening of the Mariposa Folk Festival

How much does the Mariposa Folk Festival contribute to climate change?  Not as much as it used to, and not as much as one might think. While organizers want participants […]