Category Archives: News 2016

Ensuring The Right To A Healthy Environment

A blue movement is spreading across our country, our province, and our municipalities. The Blue Dot Movement is a national campaign organized by the David Suzuki Foundation based on every Canadian’s right to a healthy environment, including clean air and … Continue reading

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PITCH-IN Tomorrow!

  Just a quick reminder to meet at 9:00 a.m. Saturday April 28th at Victoria Hall. Sustainable Cobourg team needs YOU! We are a ‘for benefit’ organization of volunteers. It benefits the Town and all of us.

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Spring Has Sprung….finally!

If you haven’t got any place to grow your veggies or flowers, try this group that came out of a consultation Sustainable Cobourg had in 2015. Its in James Tracey Park (Spencer Street) behind the ‘No Frills’ grocery store off … Continue reading

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It’s Earth Day! ….

Happy Earth Day! Well, really every day should be Earth Day but its nice to have a special day set aside. I think nature is helping us feel more like celebrating too because….no snow/ice/hail/rain has descended on us as it … Continue reading

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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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