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Number of Projects: 308
Organization: EcoEquitable Inc
Timeline for Completion: Founded 2002 Ongoing
Our vision: An inclusive and sustainable society where all can realize their full potential within their community.
Our mission: Providing a bridge to social and economic integration for people in need, especially immigrant women, while greening our community.
EcoEquitable Inc. is a registered Canadian charity, providing temporary employment and skills development training through small-scale textile recycling.
Organization: Energy Ottawa Inc. – a subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa
Timeline for Completion: Opening in 2017
Our vision of the Chaudière Falls expansion project is three-fold: produce clean, renewable energy in an environmentally responsible way; be an open public space to be enjoyed by all; and serve as a place of recognition and celebration of Canada’s First Nations and Ottawa’s industrialist past.
Hydro Ottawa announced on Monday, June 20, 2016 that it plans to buy Hydro-Québec’s remaining hydroelectric assets at Chaudière Falls, pumping enough additional energy into the province’s grid to power 22,500 homes a year.
The company will acquire from Hydro-Québec the remaining 33 per cent interest in the Ottawa River ring dam, as well as a 27-megawatt generating station on the Gatineau side of Chaudière Falls.
Once the acquisition is complete later this year, Hydro Ottawa will own all of the hydroelectric facilities at the Chaudière site on both sides of the Ottawa River.
Organization: Ottawa Region – Green Energy Doors Open
Timeline for Completion: Sept 9-10-11, 2016
Green Energy Doors Open, is a province-wide showcase of individual, community, and commercial sustainable energy projects. It is organized and spearheaded by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% clean, sustainable energy system.
Mark you calendar now! Green Energy Doors Open will be held across the Ottawa Region from Friday, September 9th through Sunday, the 11th!
The Energy Showcase and EV Exhibition will be held at Lansdowne Park on Saturday, September 10th from 10 AM to 3 PM
ALL activities are FREE to the public!
Organization: Escape Tours
Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal – April to October
Our bicycle tours are designed for leisure and recreational bicyclists! Travelling on mostly bicycle routes (at an easy to moderate pace) we bicycle between 15 and 40 kilometers per tour. Our tours include visits to some of the most attractive sites and hidden gems in Ottawa. We stop to enjoy locally-sourced, delicious & nutritious food, visit museums, historic sites, and parks while bicycling through breathtaking scenery.
April to October Daily Schedule (Advanced reservation is required) 10:00 am-12:00 noon and 1:30-3:30 pm
Starting Location: 163 Sparks St. (close to the O’Connor intersection)
Timeline for Completion: Ongoing
EnviroCentre’s Carbon 613 is our made-in-Ottawa, target-based sustainability program for businesses.
Carbon 613 program is one of eight social enterprises across Ontario convening networks of businesses setting sustainability targets with the support of Sustainability CoLab. Together we’re demonstrating that a more sustainable economy is possible.
Organization: Just Food
Timeline for Completion: Started in 2012 Ongoing
The Just Food Farm promotes: a healthy local food economy with access to food for all, serving the growing demand for locally produced products; a vibrant and economically viable farming sector; and a cost-effective model of conservation and land stewardship that builds on scientifically based agro-ecological practices.
Organization: Orgaworld Canada – Ottawa
Timeline for Completion: Since 2010 Ongoing
Orgaworld efficiently converts waste materials into products that are environmentally sound and economically viable. Our proven technologies are an integral part of a sustainable future. Our focus is on sustainability and reliability.
Orgaworld’s conversion technologies result in sustainable CO2 reductions and contribute to a better environment. Our process creates rich compost that gives back to nature: It enhances carbon fixation in agricultural soil and is an environmentally sound alternative to chemical fertilizers.
Organization: Joint project between Sustain Kanata North and the Transportation Action Committee Kanata-North (TACK)
Timeline for Completion: Issued May, 2016
Kanata North Cycling Map now available! Pick up your free copy at the Beaverbrook Library or Seniors Centre. This map shows the difficulty level of the various routes and all those short connecting paths that the city maps leave off. This is a join project between Sustain Kanata North and the Transportation Action Committee Kanata-North (TACK) On-line version will be posted soon. Stay tuned!
Organization: Tomlinson Group
Timeline for Completion: Opened May, 2016 Ongoing
Recycle your construction debris and waste materials at Ottawa’s new state-of-the-art facility. Making it easy for you to do the right thing for the environment.
In a market where builders, businesses and homeowners continue to embrace sustainability and environmentally conscious concepts like LEED and BOMA BEST, the Tomlinson Waste Recovery Centre makes it easier for everyone to do their part in protecting the environment.
The Tomlinson Waste Recovery Centre combines a state-of-the-art construction and demolition recycling facility, a traditional blue and black box processing facility, an electronics and appliances recycling depot and a waste transfer station for any material that can’t be recovered. The result is a single destination and environmental resource for the local construction industry, businesses and home owners tackling their own renovation, construction or cleanup projects.
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday through Friday – 7 am to 5 pm and Saturday – 7 am to 1 pm
LOCATION: 106 Westhunt Drive, Ottawa ON
Constance Bay Community Market – increasing the community’s access to fresh, healthy, and local food
Organization: Constance Bay Community Market (CBCM)
Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal (June to Oct – every two weeks)
The Constance Bay Community Market (CBCM) was created with the mission to provide an outstanding venue to promote our own to our own.
The CBCM serves the residents and visitors of the village of Constance Bay with the aims of:
◾increasing the community’s access to fresh, healthy, and local food
◾stimulating the local economy
◾encouraging volunteerism and mentorship
◾connecting people with local community organizations, programs, and initiatives
Location: 205 Bayview Drive, Constance Bay
Time: Saturdays 9 am to noon (every two weeks)