Fundraising Ideas, Summer Camp, Organic Waste, Fake Anti-Wind Protesters – GCNews #813

813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel…

Backyard Bounty

This practical guide is packed with simple, low-maintenance methods to produce the most organically grown food all year round from any home garden. With advice on soil preparation, composting, seeding, watering, mulching, pruning, winter crop planting schedules, greenhouses and more, as well as a wealth of information specific to the West Coast climate, Backyard Bounty will get you growing.

Ottawa Green Bin

Ottawa Green Bin (www.ottawagreenbin.ca) is a new program that involves collecting residential organic waste and turning it into compost. Using the green bin is an easy way for Ottawa residents to extend the life of local landfills and make a real difference to our environment. Why green bins? 70 per cent of Ottawa residents are…