Author Archives: Sustainable Cobourg

About Sustainable Cobourg

Sustainable Cobourg is a citizens group in Cobourg, Ontario who advocate for more sustainable ways of living by organizing local environmental projects, educating and increasing the public's understanding of the environment and its importance.

Beer Companies Ahead of the Field

It is encouraging to see more and more people and businesses, each in their own way, making efforts to decrease their carbon footprints. Last week the Toronto Star carried a half page article about three Ontario-based beer companies that are … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Wishing you all a Happy Earth Day and hoping you will get a chance to enjoy all the beauty and  activities that our little part of it provides. Remember to do what you can to keep our home healthy! From … Continue reading

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Annual Cobourg Seedy Saturday – March 18, 2017

The annual Cobourg Seedy Saturday will be held this Saturday, March 18, starting at 10:00 a.m., at Villa St. Joseph Ecology & Spirituality Centre, 445 Monk Street in Cobourg. For more information, check out their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/events/581421628732327/

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Let’s Talk #4

In lieu of a blog, I wanted to share the following poem with you: ‘Landscapes’ The terrifying landscape unfolds. The roads, like snakes, wind and slither, They consume whatever is in their way.  What once was beautiful, bucolic, is blackened, … Continue reading

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The Carbon Elephant in the Room: Natural Buildings as a Solution to the Carbon Problem

In the sixth and final event of the 2016 Speaker Series, Chris Magwood from The Endeavour Centre will be giving an informative talk on buildings and their carbon footprint, and how natural buildings are a viable solution to the carbon … Continue reading

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Meeting Place Organic Film at The Loft – Nov. 15

From The Loft at Harden & Huyse Newsletter, Nov. 3/16: A collaborative community film project Meeting Place Organic Film – Documentary – Filmmakers will attend and participate in Q&A A film about how one couple built a sustainable, organic and ecologically … Continue reading

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