Join Green Drinks Durham on Thursday January 31st as we welcome Rochelle Byrne from A Greener Future to talk about the work they are doing with local communities to promote environmental preservation through organized litter cleanups, educational programs, and events.
Join us at the Richmond Hill Public Library for a FREE Waste Reduction Workshop. This hour long workshop will focus on small changes that can be made in daily life to reduce household waste. We’ll also explain the issues related to excessive waste in society today. Children are welcome. Only 40 spots available. Registration required (link coming soon!).
Have you heard of the Holiday Street Market in Milton? It’s an annual event that attracts approximately 200,000 people! We’ll be set up on December 1st with all our favourite zero waste items. This market also offers a huge selection of mouth-watering comfort food, mulled wine, craft beer, marshmallow fire pits, a kids craft area, workshops and of course, special guest, Santa Claus!
More info: http://holidaystreetmarket.com
Join us in Beamsville for a Christmas Market! We’ll have our booth set up with lots of zero waste goodies to sell to raise funding for our Love Your Lake Project. Our goal this year is to stuff 1,000 stockings with a reusable straw (We carry stainless steel and silicone straws) in order to reduce the use of single use plastic straws. Just this past summer we picked up 2,761 straws from the shores of Lake Ontario. Using a reusable straw is a simple change that can have a huge impact over time!
We’ll be setting up shop at the 4th annual Eco-friendly Market, at Jackson Triggs Winery, NOTL, second floor, overlooking the vineyards. The market will be selling eco-friendly products, and awesome items for your holiday season!!! Wine, gifts & holiday cheer, what else can you ask for? There will be door PRIZES, just for showing up!
Looking for some zero waste items? Come visit us at the Grimsby Farmers Market! We'll be selling all our favourite zero waste goodies to help raise funding for our programs. You'll find stainless steel straws, bamboo toothbrushes, reusable produce bags, snack bags, compostable dish scrubbers, sporks, zero waste kits, and more!
Looking for some zero waste items? Come visit us at the Cobourg Farmers Market! We'll be selling all our favourite zero waste goodies to help raise funding for our programs. You'll find stainless steel straws, bamboo toothbrushes, reusable produce bags, snack bags, compostable dish scrubbers, sporks, zero waste kits, and more!
Join us for a Rouge Days event! We'll be hosting a litter cleanup on the evening of June 4th at Rouge Beach in Scarborough. We'll bring the supplies if you bring the helping hands. Please dress for the weather and meet us in the parking lot. Student community service hours available.
More info about Rouge Days can be found here: http://rougedays.ca
World Water Day is hosted by the United Nations each year on March 22nd. There is a lot that you can do to help protect water related to conservation, protection or remediation.
To celebrate this wonderful day we'll be launching the registration form for our Love Your Lake 2018 cleanups. We hope you'll be able to join us this spring/summer to cleanup the shores of Lake Ontario and protect our local drinking water.
Read some inspirational water stories here: http://worldwaterday.org/stories/