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Thank you for a great EcoFest

We would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to everyone who made Ecology Ottawa’s tenth anniversary celebration, EcoFest, a celebration to remember. Thank you to our hardworking volunteers who gave their time and energy into making this event happen. Without the support of volunteers like you, Ecology Ottawa wouldn’t be […]

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BREAKING: TransCanada has officially abandoned the Energy East pipeline

For immediate release – Ecology Ottawa celebrates the demise of the Energy East pipeline October 5, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Ecology Ottawa is celebrating TransCanada’s announcement earlier today that officially terminated the company’s proposed Energy East pipeline project. Energy East, which would ship 1.1 million barrels of diluted bitumen across Ottawa, posed a direct threat […]

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EcoFest updates: partners, speakers, silent auctions and more

Only a few weeks to go until EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration! Join us on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park for a night of fun, celebration and networking. Tickets are only $35, and you can buy them here. EcoFest is a celebration of Ottawa’s strong, vibrant and diverse […]

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Ottawa’s Inadequate Recycling and Green Bin Programs Shorten Life of the City’s Trail Road Landfill Site

Waste Watch Ottawa Analysis, Promoted by Ecology Ottawa, Finds City’s Lack of Planning and Public Education is Squandering Landfill Capacity Ottawa is dumping much of its recyclable and green waste into landfill, squandering both the resources that could be captured and precious landfill space. Waste Watch Ottawa’s detailed analysis of online Ontario data of provincial […]

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Graham Saul is leaving Ecology Ottawa

After five years as Ecology Ottawa’s Executive Director, I am stepping down this week. My parting request is that you help make EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s tenth anniversary event on October 12, the largest celebration of the environmental movement in the history of the great City of Ottawa. Tickets are only $35 (which includes some drinks and food), […]

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Volunteer opportunity: Help us make EcoFest the biggest event in Ecology Ottawa’s history

  Fall is in the air. That means it’s time for our annual celebration of Ottawa’s vibrant environmental movement. This year, we’re also celebrating Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary. We need your help to make this year’s EcoFest the largest and most successful event in Ecology Ottawa’s history! Taking place on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne […]

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You can make Ottawa the leader in climate change action

Cities are at the forefront of climate change action. In Ottawa, we are building a movement of residents who care about not only fighting climate change, but also building greener, more sustainable cities. You are at the core of this movement, and now is a critical moment to come together. The City of Ottawa is at […]

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EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration on October 12 at Aberdeen Pavilion

  Tickets are now on sale for EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration, taking place on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 -10 PM at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park. Tickets are only $35, so get yours today! Come celebrate with us! Hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer […]

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Join our team! Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer

Ecology Ottawa is looking for an Energy East Outreach Volunteer to join our dynamic team. The Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline by reaching out to key members of the community and inviting them to join our campaign. This position involves immersion in the tools and […]

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The Ottawa Disability Coalition’s Walk Audit Report

Ecology Ottawa helped the Ottawa Disability Coalition (ODC) format this report. This report covers audits of Sandy Hill, Colonnade Road, and the Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus and Professional Building. The audits assess the accessibility of these areas for pedestrians who use mobility devices, and provides recommendations as well as tips on how to conduct your […]

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