What is the Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City Initiative (OBEC)?
OBEC is a local, grassroots charity that uses Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) Themes and Tools to engage people and organizations in sustainability across Ottawa
Saturday 28 April 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hintonburg Sustainability Plan
Come see the plan
Members of the Hintonburg Community have created a Sustainability Plan.
Go to the Community Centre Saturday morning, visit the Meeting Room in the basement and view the plan. Talk to organizers and see what interests you.
What: View Ottawa’s 1st Community Sustainability Plan
When: Saturday 28 April 2018, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
Our Themes of Sustainability
Our 10 Themes of Sustainability
Our Tools of Engagement
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January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Demonstration Projects and Sustainability Plans
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- SMARTNet Sustainability Showcase – Virtual EditionJanuary 12, 2021(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 2 – Energy) Organization: SMARTNet Alliance Timeline for Completion: Jan 30, 2021 from 11 AM- 4:00 PM Objective: Did you hear about the Virtual SMARTNet Sustainability Showcase?? Join us on Saturday January 30th and enjoy workshops, talks, seminars, a live interactive exhibitor area all from the comfort of your own home!! Register now to hold your Read more
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- Experience Your #WinterCapital – Expanded Winter Trail NetworkDecember 17, 2020(Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation) Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Keep active this winter with an expanded trail network, interactive map and personal challenge! In Canada’s Capital, we don’t just endure winter — we embrace it! Blanketed with a fresh layer of snow, Ottawa–Gatineau’s vast network of parks and Read more