Category Archives: Blog

A Sobering Crisis

I’m just reading the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s document, “Sustainability in Sight” and I’m going to share with you a quote they use from a now ten year old document, “Go Green: Ontario’s Action Plan on Climate Change (2007)” “Scientists, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sustainable Cobourg!

Latest news… Read our latest blog post, ‘A Sobering Crisis’ here… We are sad to announce that we no longer have our space at 739 D’Arcy Street in Cobourg. Read more here… We are still looking for someone to take on the role as Secretary. … Continue reading

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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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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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Guest Blog: “Time To Buy An Electric Car?”

by Terry Stopps Prior to the climate change meetings in Paris last year, the Province of Ontario announced an increase in cash incentives for the purchase of new electric vehicles and electric vehicle chargers. In the June 8, 2016 release … Continue reading

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It’s a Green, Green World

It seemed like it might never happen this spring but we are now able to get out into our gardens and get our green thumbs to work. My peas and first lot of chard are planted but I’m worried that … Continue reading

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