Kanata Environmental Network September Newsletter

Sustainable Transportation Week

September 16 – 22, 2012
The City of Ottawa and the EnviroCentre are promoting sustainable transportation throughout Ottawa. Everyone is encouraged to walk, bike, bus, or carpool in they daily activities, whether taking the kids to school, getting to work, or shopping. You can participate in the Car-Free challenge to win prizes like a 12 month bus pass, VIA rail train vouchers, and gift certificates. There is a breakfast conference on Wednesday titled “Creating Winning Projects for Walkable Communities.” There is parade, jazzy bikes, and more. Visit Sustainable Transportation Week website.

BMGCA meeting with Maria McRae
Wednesday, September 19th, 7 pm
Old March Town Hall, 821 March Road
The Briarbrook Morgans Grant Community Association has invited Ottawa Councillor Maria McRae to talk about changes to the garbage collection schedule this fall. The city is about to introduce bi-weekly garbage collection, while green bin collection continues weekly, and blue and black bin collection alternates weeks. Please come out to have your questions answered about these changes.

KEN’s newsletters
The Kanata Environmental Network shut down last year. A volunteer is continuing to send out a newsletter once a month. If you have something sustainability-related that would like to share with Kanata residents, email info@kanataenvironmentalnetwork.com. Include the title, date, time, location, street address, website, other contact information, and a brief description (100 words max). Deadline is the last Friday of the month for the next month’s newsletter.

Kanata Farmers’ Market on Saturdays
420 Hazeldean Road
Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. See MAP for location or WEBSITE for information.