Author Archive

  • Reimagine`s Thing Library

    TREA is excited to engage with the start-up of Reimagine’s Thing Library in September. Just like a library is a place where you can borrow books, a Thing Library (also known as a library of things or a tool library) is a place where you can borrow things. The library will include a variety of things, such as gardening tools, kitchen tools, home renovation tools, and more! This library is for anyone who is looking ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • London’s New Bike Lockers

    The City unveiled enclosed bike lockers at three locations on August 26 downtown to help provide cyclists a new secure space to park their bike – at the corner of Dundas and Wellington Street, the north end of Clarence Street (beside Victoria Park), and in the underground parking garage at the Covent Garden Market. At each bank of lockers, cyclists can rent four of the six parking spaces ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Federal Election 2021

    Elections are just one way we can address the climate crisis. More policies and laws that protect nature, give land back to Indigenous communities and reduce emissions are needed. London Environment Network has set up a template for Londoners to customize and make climate change the number one issue of this election. Please visit this link and send a note to the candidates in your riding ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IPCC 2021 Report

    Assembled by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — a team of more than 200 scientists — their latest report represents a sweeping analysis of thousands of studies published over the past eight years as people the world over suffer record-shattering temperatures and deadly extreme weather, from catastrophic wildfires to monsoon rains to extreme drought. Canada is warming at twice the global average. Please share and ...

    Posted at August 29, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Trea`s New Board

    TREA is welcoming the spring with a new Board of Directors resulting from the March AGM. Peter Ferguson – President Jim McKinna – Treasurer Carter Eady – Secretary Members at large – Caleigh Campbell, Noah Stokes, Ava Thompson, Gosse van Oosten Planning will soon be underway to make 2021 a memorable year for TREA, now 35 years young.

    Posted at July 8, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Every Child Matters

    There is one important sharing this week, one that touches hearts and should add momentum on the need for truth and reconciliation between Canada and First Nations: news from BC about 215 children interred with no accountability for their passing and no marker for remembrance. We express our sympathy, and desire to see and take greater efforts on this and similar First Nation issues that must be acknowledged, and where Canada needs to create new pathways.

    Posted at July 8, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Compost Awareness Week

    May 2-8 is International Compost Awareness Week. The Composting Council of Canada reminds us the benefits of composting include that: Composting Reduces Waste & Helps the Environment - The more kitchen and yard waste we compost, the less waste goes into our landfills. Keeping organic waste out of landfills reduces the production of methane, which is a greenhouse gas 30 times as potent as carbon dioxide. Using Compost Improves Soil & Plant Health - The application of quality compost ...

    Posted at May 5, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Guelph Organic Conference

    This year the Guelph Organic Conference, Jan 26-30 will have free registration for 5 online workshops. A special themed speaker on Saturday the 30th - Gary Zimmer of Wisconsin, will give a lively organic cropping session. Click here for more information.

    Posted at January 19, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Green in the City

    LEN"S Green in the City series mentioned in our October newsletter in now archived for you to re-visit on Youtube. topics include food waste, sustainable transportation, urban agriculture, responsible consumption and production, and a green economic recovery.

    Posted at January 19, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Policy Action on The Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act 2015

    Presently, less than 7% of Ontario’s waste is recycled through the Blue Box, and the province sends over 8 million tonnes (70%) of trash to landfills and incinerators every year. Ontario is now drafting a regulation to address packaging, paper, and packaging-like product waste and reform of the Blue Box. This regulation is an opportunity to enable a low-carbon and toxic-free circular economy in Ontario under the Resource Recovery and ...

    Posted at November 4, 2020 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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