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SOS – April 4th, 2024

SOS – April 4th, 2024

Join us: Thursday, April 4, 2024 Here we will be introducing the SC’s 2024 teamLearn how we plan to impact Sustainable change in our community Time: - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmVenture 13739 D'Arcy St, Cobourg FREE to ALL The Sustainable Cobourg SOS, is a forum to engage and...

Quinn’s Blooms Florist – Revase Program

Quinn’s Blooms Florist – Revase Program

April is Earth Month, and to celebrate, we will be running our Reduce, Reuse, Rebloom program! 🌎 Until April 22nd, we will make a donation to Sustainable Cobourg for every vase brought into the store! Got a vase collecting dust? Do a little good for the earth, and...

Join The Mayor’s “Keep The County Clean” Challenge

Join The Mayor’s “Keep The County Clean” Challenge

MAYOR'S OFFICE: The Town of Cobourg invites all community members to participate in a litter cleanup and Butt Blitz on Sunday, April 21, to kick off the Mayors’ ‘Keep the County Clean’ challenge which will run from April 22-28. This year, Mayor Cleveland will be...

Build with the Earth – for the Earth, Sustainable Builders

Build with the Earth – for the Earth, Sustainable Builders

Welcome to Aerecura Sustainable Builders event featuring Sylvia Cook! Join us at Venture 13, Cobourg 7:00 pm, for an inspiring talk by Sylvia Cook on sustainable building practices. Learn how Rammed Earth takes a bold ECO-Minded step to the...

League for Green Leaders

League for Green Leaders

Description Join us Saturday April 27 from 9AM to Noon at Venture 13. Discover how our natural heritage systems work. Learn why biodiversity is important for our health and wellbeing. Learn indoors and apply your citizen science digital skills outdoors. Protect our...

Did You Know?

Packed into standard shipping containers and placed end-to-end, municipal solid waste generated in one year would wrap around the globe 25 times. This is unsustainable! What is your community doing to target waste reduction? - un.org

Adopting sustainable practices, whether large or small, can have significant impacts in the long run. If every office worker in the United Kingdom used one less staple a day by using a reusable paper clip, 120 tonnes of steel would be saved in one year.

So far in 2022, Depave Paradise has depaved 15 asphalt pavements! Since 2012 this group has completed 80 projects across 32 Canadian cities covering 76,384 square metres of unused paved surfaces into beautiful community green spaces with native grasses, flowers and trees. What an amazing sustainable action to capture carbon, a Greenhouse gas, and create a welcoming ecological ‘paradise’ for our monarchs and bees and of course, for us. Well done. This is a project of Green Communities Canada.

In 1993, the Convention on Biological Diversity put the precautionary principle to work.

In 1987, the Brundtland Report consolidated decades of work on sustainable development.

The First World Climate Conference happened in 1979 and opened up the science of climate change.

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." - Anne Frank