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    Earth Week Celebrations Events 2016

    Earth Day LogoApril 22, 2016, will mark the 46th, anniversary of Earth Day. To promote environmental awareness and celebrate Earth Day, the Town of Halton Hills promotes “Earth Week” which includes activities for the entire family such as: Community Wide Clean-Up Day, The 22-Minute Makeover, Halton Hills Earth Day, and the Earth Day & Sustainability Fair

    Halton Hills Earth Day Event

    Saturday April 30, 2016, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    The 14th Annual Halton Hills Earth Day Event will take place at the Robert C. Austin Operations Centre located at 11620 Trafalgar Road (Georgetown). Join us in celebrating Earth Day with the following activities:

    • Residents can purchase trees for a nominal cost of $5.00
    • (Limit of 4 trees per person up until 10:00 am)
    • Pick up free compost and wood chips
    • Drop off Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), and Electronic Waste
    • Various pieces of public works equipment and vehicles will be on display, along with interactive and fun activities for children with prizes
    • Delicious breakfast and barbecue lunch

    Donations to the local food banks will be gratefully accepted.

    Contact:
    Planning and Infrastructure
    Public Works, 905-873-2601, ext. 2603

    Location:
    Robert C. Austin Operations Centre
    11620 Trafalgar Road
    Halton Hills, ON L7G 4S4
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    Halton Hills Earth Day & Sustainability Fair 2016

    Saturday April 30, 2016 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
    An interactive family Earth Day & Sustainability Fair will take place at Georgetown Market Place located at 280 Guelph Street. Join us in celebrating Earth Day with the following activities: Mountsberg Birds of Prey; children’s activities and local organizations showcasing their work

    Highlights include:

    1:00 pm -   Mountsberg Birds of Prey;
    All day   -   children’s activities;
    All day   -   local organizations showcasing their work

    Donations to local food banks will be gratefully accepted.

    Contact:
    Town of Halton Hills
    Office of Sustainability
    1 Halton Hills Drive
    Halton Hills, ON L7G 5G2
    Tel.: 905-873-2601 ext. 2290

     

    Green Leadership Tours

    Saturday April 30, 2016
    Bring the family to tour local new and retrofitted buildings to be inspired by their leadership using green technologies to lessen the impact on the environment through energy and water conservation, and preserving the environment. The following 'green tours' will be offered:

    Green Tour Location
    Description
    Time
    Halton Hills Library
    17 River Street Acton ON
    www.hhpl.on.ca
    Tour this beautiful LEEDTM certified building and learn about the energy and water conservation initiatives.

    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Halton Hills Library
    9 Church St. Georgetown ON
    www.hhpl.on.ca
    Tour this beautiful new library and learn how this building operates sustainably through, energy and water conservation initiatives.

    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Mold-Masters SportsPlex
    221 Guelph St, Georgetown, ON
    L7G 4A8

    the Greenwalk! This is a 15-minute self-guided tour of the Mold-Masters SportsPlex Twin Rink Expansion Project. 

    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Wastewise (Halton Hills Community Resource Centre)
    36 Armstrong Ave Georgetown ON http://www.wastewise.ca

    Tour this facility and learn about recycling electronic waste.

    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Willow Park Ecology Centre
    463 Guelph St. Norval On www.willowparkecology.ca

    This is a year-round nature preserve that provides habitat for native plants and animals. An ideal site for nature study, education, passive recreation, and relaxation. Entrance to the park is free.


    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

     

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