Category: Volunteer Opportunities


Join us for the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale 2018

At this year’s Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale, on Saturday, May 26, over 100 of Ecology Ottawa’s amazing volunteers will distribute 1,000s of free tree saplings at the event and to shoppers throughout the neighbourhood—giving away even more trees than last year!

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Volunteer opportunity: Help us organize the 11th annual Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale

As spring is in the air, we are getting excited for one of the biggest Ecology Ottawa annual events, the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale. Help us organize a day of fun in the sun engaging the community in environmental…

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Last Tree Giveaway – EcoFest 2017!

If you haven’t been able to get a free tree yet this summer, there is one last chance for you to get one at EcoFest 2017! You can hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on…

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October 6th-8th: Tree Giveaway Events!

There are only a handful of events left to get a free tree before the season is over! Stop by at one of these events to get a free tree! Friday, October 6th Village Square Park, for the community BBQ…

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Tree Giveaway Events September 30th 2017

Fall is here! Which means that we only have a few weeks left to give away free trees! We have two events this weekend where you can get a free tree, we hope to see you there! Saturday, September 30…

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Data Labs: Help Spread the Word on Climate Initiatives

Are you passionate about climate change? Help us spread the word on climate action initiatives and incentive programs created to encourage people to change their energy habits and save on energy consumption. Ecology Ottawa has a large constituency of people…

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September 8th-10th: Tree Giveaway Events!

Have you heard? We’re giving away thousands of FREE TREES this summer at events all over Ottawa! Here are the events we’ll be at this weekend. If you’re in the area and want to pick a tree , drop on by! Friday, September 8th…

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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…

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Ottawa’s First Zero-Waste Grocery Store

Packaging creates a lot of waste: plastic bags, containers, cling wrap, and separators all accumulate in the waste. But the opening of NU Grocery, Ottawa’s first zero-waste store, opens up various doors and possibilities for grocery stores to step towards…

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France: First Country to Ban Plastic Dishes and Cutlery

It is evident people are becoming aware of how horrible plastic is for the environment, given the drastic shift away from using plastic bags in favour for reusable ones. Plastic dishes and cutlery have yet to be banned or frowned…

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