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November 2019

Storying Climate Change

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Leacock Museum Orillia, + Google Map

Canadian writers Kyo Maclear (Birds Art Life, Orillia’s Big Read 2017 selection) and Catriona Sandilands (Queer Ecologies) will be joined by local writers and storytellers to read, tell stories, and discuss a new collection of climate change stories, titled Rising Tides: Reflections for Climate Changing Times. Although climate change is global and dramatic, its effects are also experienced locally by people who are struggling to understand the impacts of climate change on their daily lives. Including more than forty works…

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How to Get to Zero: A Carbon Neutral Orillia

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orillia City Centre, 50 Andrew Street
Orillia, Ontario Canada
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Presented by: Sustainable Orillia & Lakehead University A practical and stimulating conversation about how we can turn the low-carbon dream into a reality for a healthier City, economy and planet. Part of Al Gore's 24 Hours of Reality - Truth in Action Register Here

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Managing Your Waste: 5 Practical Tips For Recycling, Waste Management & Composting

November 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Orillia City Centre, 50 Andrew Street
Orillia, Ontario Canada
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Businesses, organizations and the general public will benefit from learning how doing a better job on waste diversion, to save money and help protect the environment. The Goods and Services Sector has teamed up with City of Orillia's Waste Management Advisory Committee and Greg Preston, Manager of Water & Waste Management to bring the inside scoop on how to compost more, recycle better, reuse more and save money on waste management. Register Here

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April 2020

During Covid-19

April 5 - June 1

Sustainable Orillia, like the rest of our society, is in isolation and socially distancing to #flattenthecurve.    During these challenging times, we are going to be relying on electronic communications, including webinars and links to associated organizations, to keep us all informed and motivated toward a higher level of sustainability.    If conditions improve, we have plans for a number of traditional events.  For example: A second annual Electric Vehicle Demonstration Day that will be extended to include active transportation. …

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May 2020

Air Quality – Local Measurement Matters

May 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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