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  • November 2019 Update

    We continue our Environment 101 workshops for newcomers and are planning more sessions for the new year. A section is online in Spanish, French and Arabic for community to reference, visit  https://www.trea.ca/introduction-to-environment-spanish/ The City Public Participation meeting on zoning by-law amendments to allow city-wide ‘farm gate’ sales on lands not zoned agriculture was postponed so City staff can also bring forward a zoning by-law amendment that permits ...

    Posted at November 6, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • September 2019 Recap

    During September, TREA members supported composting at a Labour Day community picnic, at an MPP 's constituency picnic, the Woodfield Street Fair and the Komoka Enviro Fest. We had good weather all round! Woodfield in particular is a great example of neighbourhood engagement. They hold Victorian Fair Games, games for children of all ages reflective of the late 1800s, historic displays, a Cafe with costumed servers, charity BBQ, and a ...

    Posted at September 28, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Upcoming in September 2019!

    TREA has had a busy August so far including collecting the compost and recycling material at a  London Cross Cultural Centre’s community event, neighbourhood waste surveys in Cleardale subdivision, and the nurturing of TREA’s pollinator garden and compost demonstration site.  We are excited to help CAN-Bike, LHSC  and the Big Bike Giveaway again,  this year on September 8, with helmet ...

    Posted at August 28, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Taking Policy Action

    In June, TREA attended a Green New Deal London town hall meeting to learn more about this movement. You can learn more too by visiting the website. Earth Overshoot Day was July 29th... the earliest ever, the date when humanity's annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth's ecosystems can regenerate in that year. Many voices need to be heard to change this around.  Everything we do makes ...

    Posted at August 2, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Greening at Festivals!

    TREA continues to support events this summer with composting and waste reduction! With support from the TREA Board and many volunteers we have done composting and waste reduction at a variety of events. In June we were at Gathering on the Green, Boyle Centre picnic, and the International Walk. In July you may have seen us at Sunfest, Home County Music and Art Festival, and setup for the Pride Festival. Let us know if ...

    Posted at August 2, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Growing Naturally Home Water Assessment Program

    The Growing Naturally Home Water Assessment Program offers Londoners a free in-home service to identify water usage, potential plumbing leaks & tips to reduce your water bill. Book your time with the @CityofLdnOnt #Water team now here. 

    Posted at August 2, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Big Bike Giveaway 2019!

    Don’t forget Big Bike Giveaway is again collecting bikes this summer. Check dates and locations at www.bigbikegiveaway.ca. Mark down Sunday, September 8 on your calendar as this is the big date of the giveaway. This year the event is happening at Argyle Arena on 1048 Wavell Street. Registration begins at 9 am and is first come first serve (Limit to 1 bike per person)

    Posted at August 2, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • My Summer Experience in London

    A Colourful Summer in London By Julia Labelle London is a welcoming city and very involved in the environment and culture is my perception. Thanks to the YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange I am here for the summer to practice my English along with 14 others students and have a life experience. I live in was able to discover the Sunfest Festival. I had the opportunity to ...

    Posted at July 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • 2018 Projects

    This past year has been busy for TREA in reaching the community. Key projects in 2018 have included: -TREA facilitating environmental workshops with newcomers (primarily in the Spanish community). -Conducting surveys/discussion on waste reduction barriers and solutions door-to-door in the Woodfield neighbourhood (this summer) and Kensington Village (this fall). -Promoting local food and energy conservation topics, building a pollination garden. -Helping ...

    Posted at April 14, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Big Bike Giveaway!

    Since 2014, our friends at Big Bike Giveaway have given out over 750 free bikes to the community! All funds received go to purchasing parts to repair donated bikes (tires, chains, tubes, brakes etc.) Tell your friends and reserve the date - Sunday September 30th @ Boyle Memorial Community Centre, 530 Charlotte Street, London OEV REGISTRATION OPENS 9 AM. First-Come-First-Served, 1 bike per person. Right fit necessary! For more ...

    Posted at September 3, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
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