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.

Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Mark Your Calendar: Last chance in 2019 for Disposal of household hazardous waste
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Saturday, October 26, 2019 8am-4pm Objective: Last chance this year – Saturday, October 26, 2019. Depot hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Loaction: Barrhaven Snow Dump at Strandherd and Dealership Drive (Philsar). Residential electronic waste is also accepted at this site. If it’s corrosive, flammable or poisonous it’s Read more
  • GiveAway Weekend – Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019 Objective: Wait! Don’t toss that. It’s the City of Ottawa’s giveaway weekend Saturday and Sunday and your trash could be someone else’s treasure trove. The city suggests putting out books, CDs and DVDs, old furniture and small appliances, construction materials including Read more
  • Transforming Ontario’s Food Systems Together
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Sustain Ontario – the Alliance for Healthy Food and Farming Timeline for Completion: Founded 2008 – Ongoing Objective: Our mission is to provide coordinated support for productive, equitable and sustainable food and farming systems that support the health and wellbeing of all people in Ontario, through collaborative action. Read more
  • NCC Fall Rhapsody – Greenbelt
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing – Annual Event in October Objective: The Greenbelt is a vast, protected green space showcasing a mosaic of landscapes, including farms, forests and wetlands. Its proximity to downtown Ottawa makes it a choice destination for Read more
  • NCC Fall Rhapsody – Canada’s Capital Core
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing – Annual Event in October Objective: You don’t have to leave the downtown areas of Ottawa and Gatineau to see a spectacular display of yellow, orange and red. Enjoy a picnic at an urban park, take in the view of the Capital’s Read more

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