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SOS – April 4th, 2024

Join us: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Here we will be introducing the SC’s 2024 team
Learn how we plan to impact Sustainable change in our community

Time: – 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Venture 13
739 D’Arcy St, Cobourg

FREE to ALL

The Sustainable Cobourg SOS, is a forum to engage and encourage our community to gather, share their sustainable culture stories, tips, knowledge, and their varying experiences in a warm, friendly environment.

At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with the Sustainability Cobourg team, hear about the key events being planned, and see how you can help to shape a sustainable future.

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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