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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa East Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa East Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Ottawa East Area include Orleans, Orleans Free Club, Cumberland Village, and Blackburn Hamlet Free Club

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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa Centre Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa Centre Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Ottawa Centre Area include Ottawa Free Club, Ottawa Freestore, Ottawa Full Circles, Ottawa ODSP and OW Free Stuff, Overbrook Fee Stuff, Lebretton Reuseit, Westboro Free Club, U of Ottawa Full Circles, Vanier Free Club and Glebe Free Club.

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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa West Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in Ottawa West Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Ottawa West Area include Kanata, and Kanata Free Club, and Stittsville FreeStore see (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/StittsvilleFreecycle/info).

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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Glengarry -Prescott-Russell Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Glengarry -Prescott-Russell Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Area include Clarence Rockland, Russell, and Moose Creek.

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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Area include Glen Robertson, North Dundas, Cornwall, Kemptville, and Cardinal/Iroquois.

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Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Leeds-Grenville Area

Freecycle, Full Circles and ReUseIt Groups in the Leeds-Grenville Area

(Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: Trash Nothing – free recycling made simple

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The idea is to promote the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) by making it easy for people to give away their unwanted but reusable items to people who can use them.

Groups in the Leeds- Grenville Area include Ste Rose de Prescott, Brockville, and Gananoque

It’s called free sharing, free reuse or simply freecycling.

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O’Connor Street Bikeway – Ottawa

O’Connor Street Bikeway - Ottawa

(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation)

Organization: City of Ottawa

Timeline for Completion: Completed October, 2016 Ongoing

Objective:

The O’Connor Bikeway, opened in October, 2016, is a two km north-south bikeway along O’Connor Street between Laurier and Fifth Avenues.

The O’Connor Bikeway consists of a combination of protected two-way bike lanes, painted bike lanes and shared use lanes.

Benefits to the community from this north-south bikeway include:
•Higher levels of cycling safety and comfort for all ages and abilities
•Integrated traffic calming measures to provide a safer pedestrian and cycling environment
•Increased separation between pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicle traffic
•Creating an important north-south link to existing cycling network and future extensions
•Balancing the need to provide access, as well as an appropriate amount of on-street parking and loading space

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Crazy Horse Trail – Carp Hills

Crazy Horse Trail - Carp Hills

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Friends of the Carp Hills – Preserving the Carp Hills for the benefit of nature and the community in perpetuity

Timeline for Completion: October, 2016 Ongoing

Objective:

One of the objectives stated in our Manifesto is to facilitate recreational enjoyment of the Carp Hills on City owned property near the village of Carp with the goal of diverting people from use of private land.

Under an agreement with the City of Ottawa, we have opened a narrow, backcountry trail for hikers, skiers, and snowshoers called the Crazy Horse Trail in honour of the old bar that used to stand adjacent to the trailhead. This is a pedestrian only trail.

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Rideau Canal Crossing

Rideau Canal Crossing

(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation)

Organization: City of Ottawa

Project Start Date: October 2017

Objective:

The new pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the Rideau Canal will connect Clegg Street in Old Ottawa East to Fifth Avenue at Queen Elizabeth Drive in the Glebe. The crossing will reduce distances and improve connectivity between mid-town neighbourhoods, provide a safe cycling and walking path for residents, shorten commute times and offer a dedicated active and sustainable transportation route to schools, work, entertainment and shopping sites, such as Lansdowne in the Glebe.

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Ottawa’s Community Supported Pollination Project

Ottawa's Community Supported Pollination Project

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Gees Bees Honey Company in partnership with Wesley Clover Parks

Timeline for Completion: Started 2017 Ongoing

Objective:

Pollinate your City and help Ottawa’s honeybees.

Our Community Supported Pollination Project is an approach that has honey-lovers working cooperatively with honeybees, right here in Ottawa.

Bee Stewardship
Putting the bees first, we take a bee-centred and bee-friendly approach to all aspects of beekeeping.

Site Options:
Wesley Clover Parks, Kanata
Gees Bees Honey House, North Gower

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