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Last Tree Giveaway – EcoFest 2017!

If you haven’t been able to get a free tree yet this summer, there is one last chance for you to get one at EcoFest 2017! You can hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer from Ottawa’s finest craft breweries, watch live art installations, bid on exciting auction prizes, […]

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October 6th-8th: Tree Giveaway Events!

There are only a handful of events left to get a free tree before the season is over! Stop by at one of these events to get a free tree! Friday, October 6th Village Square Park, for the community BBQ 11am-4pm Saturday, October 7th Jacques-Cartier Park, for MosaiCanada 1pm-5pm Sunday, October 8th 366 Richmond Road, at […]

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Tree Giveaway Events September 30th 2017

Fall is here! Which means that we only have a few weeks left to give away free trees! We have two events this weekend where you can get a free tree, we hope to see you there! Saturday, September 30 10am-4pm at Lansdowne Park For the Green Energy Doors Open event   Saturday, September 30 […]

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September 8th-10th: Tree Giveaway Events!

Have you heard? We’re giving away thousands of FREE TREES this summer at events all over Ottawa! Here are the events we’ll be at this weekend. If you’re in the area and want to pick a tree , drop on by! Friday, September 8th – Manor Park Community Annual Community Event at 100 Thornwood Rd on Friday,  from 6-8pm […]

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Ottawa’s First Zero-Waste Grocery Store

Packaging creates a lot of waste: plastic bags, containers, cling wrap, and separators all accumulate in the waste. But the opening of NU Grocery, Ottawa’s first zero-waste store, opens up various doors and possibilities for grocery stores to step towards reducing the amount of waste their products produce for consumers. Located on 1130 Wellington St. […]

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France: First Country to Ban Plastic Dishes and Cutlery

It is evident people are becoming aware of how horrible plastic is for the environment, given the drastic shift away from using plastic bags in favour for reusable ones. Plastic dishes and cutlery have yet to be banned or frowned upon…until now. France has announced that they will be passing a law in 2020, banning […]

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August 19th-20th: Tree Giveaway Events

August may be soon ending, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t time to plant a tree! Ecology Ottawa is continuing to hand out THOUSANDS of free trees this summer. Here are all the events we’ll be at this week:   Saturday, August 19th MEC with Envirocentre: 12pm-2pm, 366 Richmond Rd Inspiration Village: 1pm-4pm, Byward Market Sunday, […]

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August 11th-13th: Tree Giveaway Events

Ecology Ottawa isn’t holding back with our Free Tree Giveaways! We still have thousands of trees to hand out, and with the summer wrapping up soon, you’ll want to get yours quick! We have a busy weekend planned, so there are numerous chances for you to snag a tree! Here are the events we’ll be at this […]

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August 5th-6th: Tree Giveaway Events!

August already, and we’re still giving away THOUSANDS of free trees! This is the perfect time to plant a tree. Here are the events we’ll be at this weekend:   Saturday, August 5th: Rideau Library Branch (10am-5pm) Inspiration Village (11am-4pm) Sunday, August 6th: Art Hour Café: Summer in the City (12pm-4pm)   If you’re still looking […]

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July 28th-30th: Tree Giveaway Events!

Ecology Ottawa is giving away THOUSANDS of free trees this summer! We’re attending tons of events throughout Ottawa to give away these trees! Here’s where we’ll be this weekend:

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