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

Tools of Engagement

Council of Stakeholders for Sustainability

Giving BEC Council to the Community

Demonstration Projects

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

Sustainability Plans

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

Database of Projects

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

Upcoming Events

  1. OBEC 2020 AGM

    January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Synapcity City Lab – A new way of engaging your city

    February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Earth Hour 2020 – Wherever you are, you can make an impact
    (Theme 2 – Energy) Organization: Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – March 28, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. local time Objective: JOIN US ON SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2020, 8:30 PM YOUR LOCAL TIME! Help place the spotlight on nature – the world is watching. Started by WWF and partners as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now one of the Read more
  • re-Cycles – A Community Bicycle Shop
    (Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: re-Cycles Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: Re-Cycles was founded on the principle that our limited natural resources should be used wisely. As such, our goals are to: . Put more bicycles on the road by providing affordable, recycled bikes to the community . Provide low-cost access to a fully equipped bike repair shop Read more
  • Westport Seedy Saturday – April 4, 2020 9am – 2pm
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Heritage Seed & Produce Timeline for Completion: April 4, 2020 – 9am to 2pm Objective: Westport Seedy Saturday Come out to Knox Presbyterian Church with the whole family and celebrate local seeds. Presentations include: Vermicomposting 10 am How to save vegetable seed 11 am Location: Knox Presbyterian Church 47 Concession Read more
  • Kingston Seedy Saturday – March 14, 2020 10am – 3pm
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) – Growing our community seed heritage Timeline for Completion: Annual Event on Mar. 14, 2020 10am to 3pm Objective: The Kingston Seedy Saturday Committee is excited to host the 13th annual Kingston Seed Saturday!!! Come out to LCVI with the whole family and celebrate local seeds. Come Read more
  • Ottawa Valley Seedy Sunday – March 8, 2020 10am – 3pm
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Renfrew County Timeline for Completion: Sunday March 8, 2020 10 to 3 Objective: Renfrew County is organizing a seed swap and workshops event on Sunday March 8, 2020 at the Rankin Culture and Community Centre 20 Rankin Rink Road, Pembroke from 10am – 3pm. Always a great day! Ottawa Valley’s 13th Annual Seed Exchange. Many Read more

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