Reducing Housing Emissions: the Easy Steps

Let’s start with a simple truth. While it’s important for citizens of Orillia and elsewhere to reduce their personal emissions—sometimes referred to as their “carbon footprint”—the most important thing we […]

Ten reasons to have climate hope

A recent article in the David Suzuki Foundation’s newsletter, Finding Solutions (Summer, 2021), presented a positive message for its readers, one that Sustainable Orillia would like to pass on to […]

Tip of the Week: More trees = less crime?

Recent Sustainable Orillia articles and “Tips of the Week” have examined, on the one hand, the relationship between student achievement and the presence of mature trees on school grounds and, […]

Simple Steps to reduce Food Waste this Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and with the warm weather and longer sunlit days comes an influx of fresh, locally-grown fruits and veggies which we all love. Unfortunately, sometimes […]