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Greenworks Newsletter

YREA uses only Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved paper for all its printing and we email you our newsletters so that forests remain to clean our air and for us to enjoy.

Fall 2013

Fall 2013

• Biochar
• Where we are
• Soil and Climate Change
• Early Field Trial Results
• Urban Forests
• Become a part of the solution

Summer 2013

Summer 2013

• Fair Trade
• THANK YOU VAUGHAN
• Ontario Nature Regional Meeting
• York Region Amends Tree Bylaws
• Richmond Hill Millpond Splash
• Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer in York Region

Spring 2013

Spring 2013

• Annual Report
• Community Supported Agriculture
• Farmers Markets
• Community Gardens
• Hemp Farming in Ottawa

Winter 2012

Winter 2012

• Greetings from YREA
• New Format for Greenworks
• Think Green with Hemp
• Greenbelt expansion in Oakville
• Hemp Farming in Ottawa
• Congratulations to Gloria Marsh!

Fall 2012

Fall 2012

• Observations on my
Summer Vacation
• Living, Breathing Compost
• Saving the North
Gwillimbury Forest
• Single Family Dwellings:
A Housing Crisis?
• Ontario Nature AGM

Spring 2012

Summer 2012

• Litter and the Nickel Bag
• Summer Energy Saving Tips
• Garlic Mustard Starves Ontario
Maple Forests – Study
• Ontario Nature Report
• 2012 Moraine Heroes
• The Cutting Veg
• What is Metrolinx Exactly

Spring 2012

Spring 2012

• Cheap Goods at whose cost?
• Powerstream Programs
• SUDA Commentary :
Places to Grow
- Still Unsustainable
• Hemp Seed Nutritional Information
• Donate Now
• Carrville Community Garden

Winter 2011

Winter 2011

• Watching our Waste Lines
• YREA to Launch Industrial Hemp Project
• SUDA Commentary: An Opportunity for a Saner Simcoe
• Brighten Your Holidays with Energy Efficient Lighting
• OCAA
• BPA Paper Alert

Fall 2011

Fall 2011

• My white roof is really cool
•YREA to Launch
Industrial Hemp Project
• Municipalities Need to Rethink Water Fluoridation in Light of New Findings
• Powerstream Offer More
Conservation Opportunities
• Clean Rivers – Clean Lakes
= Clean Drinking Water
• How Eco-Friendly is Bamboo
• Sustainable Seafood


Spring 2011

Spring 2011

• Sustainable Development? What is, What isn’t..
• The Dirt on Dirt
• PowerStream’s Conservation Programs’ New Look
• 2011 Earth Hour
• Oil & Gas Elephant in the Room
• Environment Minister Kent: Please Do Your Job
• Seed for Change Takes Root

Winter 2010

Winter 2010

• One Thing Leads to Another…
• Social Benefits of Sustainable Urban Development
• Transition York Region
• Is There a Hummer in Your Garage
• Biomimicry – Science Seeking Solutions in Nature
• ON Update Highlights
• Transforming Neighbourhoods

Fall 2010

Fall 2010

• Election Ruminations – Question to All Candidates
• Lift the Lid campaign
• Subsidized tree planting in York Region
• Phantom load, Learn to Conserve and Refrigerator Roundup
• Transition Towns
• Seeds of Change

Summer 2010

Summer 2010

• Peak Oil & The Locavore Movement
• My Solar Journey
• The Bee Effect
• A Call For Cleaner Air
• Investing in Sustainable Energy
• Ontario Nature Regional Meeting Report

Spring 2010

Spring 2010

• Where We’ve Come From (Recently), Where We are Going
• Farming & Food
• Shop Like the Planet’s Watching
• Battery Use Prolonged
• Time of Use (TOU)
• Leaf’s Backyard Tree Planting Program

Winter 2009

Winter 2009

• Waste Sustainability, It’s All Good (Mostly)
• Working Together to make a Difference
• Shop Like the Planet’s Watching
• Toxicity of Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets
• Markham’s Journey to Zero Waste
• Green Gifting
• YREA Planning for Action Meeting

Fall 2009

Fall 2009

• Strength in Numbers – Partnerships Pay
• Community Environmental Centre
• Green Directions for Vaughan
• YREA Planning for Action Meeting
• Bottled Water – The Hummer of the Drink World
• Paper and Our Forests

Summer 2009

Summer 2009

• Moonstruck – Light Thoughts on Gardening
• Go Paperless
• Grandfathers Shouldn’t Always Get Respect
• Breathing Easier
• A Black Day for Clarington
• YREA Planning for Action
• Ontario’s Proposed Green Energy Act

Spring 2009

Spring 2009

• Who Benefits from a Conserver Society
• Do you know where your garbage goes?
• Earth Hour
• How green is your lake?
• Organic Maple Syrup
• On the Ground
• YREA Planning for Action
• Donor Thanks & Appeal

Winter 2008

Winter 2008

• Think Locally for Your Seasonal Giving
• YREA Welcomes
• Peak buster Awards
• More on the Megawatt Plant
• Moraine Development
• YREA Editorial
• Green Reel Eco Film Festival
• Trash Cans & Green Bins

Fall 2008

Fall 2008

• Carbon Tax a Good Idea, But…
• Sustainable Landscaping
• Terminator and our Food
• Reading the Label
• NEAC News
• Peaker Power Plant
• Wind Turbines may not get a chance to spin
• Trash Cans & Green Bins

Summer 2008

Summer 2008

• Pesticide Bylaws Sprouting with Provincial One Coming
• Red Dot campaign
• YREA Receives Ontario Trillium Funding
• Ontario Clean Air Alliance Speaks Out
• YENYR Hosts EAC
• David Dunlop Observatory
• Cell Tower Application Turned Down
• Anti-Idling Role Models

Spring 2008

Spring 2008

• Incineration (Again)
• YREA AGM
• Dealing with a Chemical Legacy
• Local Yes But also Organic
• The Big Pipe Report
• Ecological Action Conference
• Trash Cans & Green Bins

Winter 2007

Winter 2007

• Looking Ahead to 2008
• King Township
• Aurora EAC
• Plastic & Our Health
• Clean Air Smog Summit
• Green Reel Eco Film Festival
• Trash Cans & Green Bins

Fall 2007

Fall 2007

• YREA Mentors Youth Group
• Comments on the Bradford By-Pass
• Thanks and more thanks
• Be an informed voter
• Opportunities for Municipalities
• Love my green bin
• Event News