Environment

Excuse us, we’re gassy

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When my husband retired, he needed a project and our house needed an energy upgrade. 

Rags to recycling

Tackling the growing problem of textile waste

The city is reviving the 2021 program that saw curbside textile recycling pickup available throughout Kawartha Lakes.

Lindsay sycamore trees awarded heritage designation by Forest Ontario

The five sycamore trees lining Victoria Avenue just north of Peel Street in Lindsay have been given Heritage Tree status by Forests Ontario, a distinction only bestowed on about 100 trees in Southern and Central Ontario.

Pair up in threes for the environment

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It was déjà vu all over again, to quote famous New York Yankee Yogi Berra.

Doug Ford’s government has been no friend to the environment

Since 2018 when Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario PC Party took power at the provincial level, there has been no shortage of concern caused by the governments persistent shunning of environmental considerations in favour of economic ventures.

Me and my EV

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

When my mother was 96 she watched Al Gore’s second climate documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel. “Ginny,” she said, “I didn’t know things were so bad. What can I do?”

The Green Resilience Project to explore links between climate change, income security

A series of 25 to 35 conversations is set to happen across the country – including in the riding of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock – which will explore the link between climate change, income security, and community resilience.