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  • 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
  • Waste Reduction

    We have been working again at reducing waste at special events. We visited Home County Folk Festival and Inspiration Fest again this year, also in east London and at Springbank Gardens. More to do – just look at Gathering on the Green’s team which is water bottle free! Groups organizing waste management plans need to incorporate these ideas without hesitation-please ask the City for this standard. We thank Maryanne who obtained a polystyrene ban at Victoria ...

    Posted at September 3, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Pollinator Gardens

    We are starting up a pollinator garden at Grosvenor Lodge beside TREA’s composter demonstration site. Thank you Nature London for your support. We also look forward to our new partner’s local expertise – check out https://www.pollinatorpathwaysproject.com/connect. Last, we have a new flyer and have reorganized the public viewing of TREA’s composters and ground covers making them more visible. July 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at September 3, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • London’s First Urban Agriculture Steering Committee

      TREA is excited to have attended the City’s first Urban Agriculture Steering Committee meeting this month. The goal is to develop a plan engaging community to become involved with all the strategy’s many action opportunities. A final report at year end will be strategized for Council’s consideration. March 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at March 15, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • TREA Video

      During February and March TREA is developing a TREA video specifically to talk about TREA and its opportunities, as well as creating a new TREA pop-up display panel and new project flyers. February 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at February 5, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Governance, Special Projects and Events

      TREA is taking special time now to map out the year 2018. This includes governance, special projects, presentations, special events and volunteer opportunities.   January 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at January 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • LEN’s Day of Refle-Action

       TREA and participate with LEN’s Day of Refle-Action held on Nov. 17 with other community groups. Amazing updates and idea sharing took place and a fabulous lunch was catered by Growing Chefs.   December 2017 Newsletter

    Posted at December 4, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • GreenDrinks

      TREA welcomes 2 new Board members – Colin Baird and Melissa March. Recent activities - we were pleased to be on a team in the finals at GreenDrinks, Oct 5 on the topic of community energy planning.    November 2017 Newsletter  

    Posted at November 23, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Western Fair

      We was pleased to have a message at Western Fair this year (Sept 8-17) in conjunction with displays organized by Friends of Urban Agriculture (who are partnered with the Fair). Also in Sept, TREA had a display at Doors Open on Sept 16 held at Grosvenor Lodge where TREA has its office (see photo). A country fair was well received by those attending. Several activities ranged from a vintage market, tea garden, children’s area, and musical ...

    Posted at October 9, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Green Directory

      This fall TREA is moving to finalize a new version of its Green Directory, a successful program TREA has offered for several years. More recently over the last 5 years, it stepped back as EcoLiving London established a commercial listing of retailers and advertising stream, but now that is not offered so the Green Directory is once again a community education source on businesses, info and contacts.     August 2017 Newsletter

    Posted at September 1, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
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