Zero Waste Workshops! July 27/19, Aug. 24/19 & Sept. 21/19 more info here!




Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

You might think that a rural town like Caledon would have excellent air quality but on many days, we don’t.  We contribute to smog through the electricity we use, thanks to Ontario’s massive coal-burning power generators – the biggest air polluters in Canada, major sources of mercury and climate change-causing greenhouse gases. A household lighting … Read more

Automotive Issues

When a vehicle idles, it gets zero miles per gallon.  People comment on all the vehicles left idling outside my office while their owners run errands down the street. This is unnecessary, expensive and damaging to the vehicle as well as the environment. Police advise that it’s also an invitation to theft. I’m not an … Read more

Reduce smog and climate change

Article by Dr. R. Ehrlich Global warming, climate change, Kyoto Protocol, record smog alerts in Caledon, greenhouse gases, severe weather, droughts, melting polar ice caps… These stories are in the news every day – big issues being discussed by politicians and scientists around the world. Is there anything that we can do about them here … Read more

Solar Power MicroFIT

Solar power – a guaranteed high-return investment for the ordinary home and business, and a huge bonus for the environment. When most people think of a house with solar power, they may imagine an off-grid house with minimal electricity use and batteries charged by the sun. This type of house requires a very careful lifestyle … Read more

The Heritage Bee Company

“We make BEEKEEPING a POSSIBILITY!” After years of longing to get into beekeeping, Jeff Chalmers and Debbie Gray founded The Heritage Bee Company in 2015.  “We endeavoured to start a business that served a wider variety of constituents – the environment, the public, our local community and the bees – just to name a few” … Read more

Climate Conference COP24

Join us at the Climate Conference COP24 IT’ S TIME TO SPEED UP THE COOL DOWN   Women and Immigrant farmers, Environmentalists, Soil Scientists, Advocates and Food Security Experts Join Forces to Accelerate Action at  Katowice, Poland, December 10, 2018 – Today, IFOAM-Organics International, Biovision, Organic Consumers Association (OCA), Regeneration International and Shumei International announced … Read more