OPEN HOUSE
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

What is the Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City Initiative (OBEC)?

OBEC is a not-for-profit that uses Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) Themes and Tools to engage people and organizations in sustainability

BEC tool 1 - Council of Stakeholders

Stakeholders meet as a Council to do four main things:

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BEC tool 2 - Demonstration Projects

These are projects that opened up to the public to demonstrate useful approaches to sustainability in a Biosphere Eco-City (BEC).

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BEC tool 3 - Sustainability Plans

This is a short document that provides individuals with ideas on what they can do to advance sustainability.

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BEC tool 4 - Database of Projects

The Database summarizes information projects related to the ten BEC Themes of Sustainability. This is a key tool for sharing information.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2019 Earth Day 24,901 Mile Run/Walk Challenge – Ottawa

    April 1 @ 12:00 am - April 30 @ 11:30 pm

Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • The Boucher Forest – Protect wildlife, biodiversity, and the forest
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Boucher Forest Foundation and City of Gatineau Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Boucher Forest is the largest unprotected forest left in Gatineau. Situated in the Aylmer sector, Gatineau, with a surface area of 300 hectares, it is limited to the north Read more
  • One-day E-waste Drop-offs 2019
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Annual Events Objective: E-waste accounts for 3000 tonnes or about 300 garbage trucks full of refuse added to our landfills each year. Much of this e-waste consists of steel, glass, copper, aluminum, plastics and precious metals that can be recycled and reused. One Day E-Waste Drop-offs are held at various Read more
  • Great Glebe Garage Sale 2019
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: Glebe Community Association Timeline for Completion: Saturday May 25th, 2019 Objective: This popular annual neighborhood-wide garage and porch sale is always the fourth Saturday in May; the next sale will take place on Saturday May 25th, 2019 from about 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no rain date – the sale happens, rain or shine. Summary: Contact Us: email: Read more
  • 2019 Spring GLAD Cleaning The Capital
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – Spring & Fall Objective: The GLAD Cleaning the Capital campaign is a citywide cleanup that occurs in the spring and fall of every year. Residents come together as a community and combine efforts to make our city clean and green. Litter pickup or graffiti removal projects must be registered, and Read more
  • Count down to Earth Hour – March 30, 2019
    (Theme 2 – Energy, Theme 4 – Habitat) Organization: Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – March 30, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. local time Objective: This Earth Hour, March 30, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. local time, switch off your lights and #Connect2Earth to draw attention to wildlife loss in Canada and around the world. In Canada, populations of more than one-half of Read more

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