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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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Volunteer Opportunity: CP Women’s Open Green Clean-up Team

Ecology Ottawa is running the Green Team at this year’s Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Golf Tournament! The Ladies Professional Golf Association will be teeing off late August at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Come join us to keep the grounds clean and green as thousands of fans gather to see the stars in action. We […]

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July 8th-July 9th: 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:   Saturday, July 8th: 11am-4pm: Canupy Adopt-A-Tree Event (The Red Barn, along Prince of Wales Drive) 11am-3pm: Terra20 Event (Pinecrest Location, 2685 Iris Street)   Sunday, July 9th: 11am-3pm: Terra20 Event […]

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June 28th-July 2nd Tree Giveaway Events

This week marks the end of June, and the beginning of July. But that’s no reason to stop our FREE tree giveaway momentum! Here’s where we’ll be this week: June 28th and June 30th: Jazz Festival (Confederation Park) July 1st: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Community (2620 Market Street)   If you haven’t gotten your free tree yet, or […]

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