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Jul 12th, 2018
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Infinitum recycling plant in Fetsund, Norway -Guardian photo A bottle deposit hub on the outskirts of Oslo has had a stream of high-level international visitors. Can its success be replicated worldwide? By Matthew Taylor The Guardian Tens of thousands of brightly coloured plastic drinks bottles tumbl...
Jul 9th, 2018
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Jul 6th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The Canadian Urban Institute convened the Excess Soil Symposium in December 2017 to discuss solutions and areas of further development required to support beneficial reuse of excess soil in Ontario, with a focus on soil receiving sites. Over 20 speakers (including the Environmental...
Jul 4th, 2018
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Julee Boan, who leads Ontario Nature’s northern programming as its boreal program manager, conducts field research. File Photo by Ontario Nature Scientists have assembled research exposing industry denial of disappearing caribou By Carl Meyer National Observer June 27 2018 A group of five scien...
Jul 4th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The Sustainability Network has released the result of an eight-month social network analysis of the most active agricultural and environmental organizations involved in Lake Simcoe basin stewardship. A final report and a recording of a 50 minute webinar that took place in late May ...
Jul 4th, 2018
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Notice from County of Simcoe Notice of Adoption Simcoe County OPA 2 TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the County of Simcoe enacted By-law No. 6754 to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 2 to the Official Plan for the County of Simcoe on the 26th of June, 2018, pursuant to Section 17 and 21 of [&helli...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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In 1960, plastic was found in the stomachs of fewer than 5 % of the world’s seabirds, by 1980, this had jumped to 80 %, now it’s climbing to 100 percent. Seabirds living close to southern Australia, South Africa, and South America are worst affected because the movement of the waves pushes all ...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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NVCA Board of Director Meeting Highlights June 22, 2018 – from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Peter Alm, Water Resource Engineer, and Kristopher Robinson, GIS Technologist, presented the results of NVCA’s recently completed Watershed Flood Risk Assessment. The study looked at the...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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Water from the aquifer underlying Site 41 gushes from a local well -Bill Shotyk photo Correction of date: this rally is Wednesday July 11, 2018 – an incorrect date was posted earlier. AWARE Simcoe apologizes for the error. Time: 7:00 PM Location: Township of Tiny Community Centre, 91 Concession...
Jul 1st, 2018
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From the Cheese Guy Acoustic Music Jam – BYOI – Bring Your Own Instrument! All are Welcome When: Friday July 6 from 3 to 5 pm Where: The Cheese Guy, 77 Yonge St. S., Elmvale Why: Fundraiser for Friends of Simcoe Forests, donations gratefully accepted....