DSA and six youth from across the Durham region are looking forward to our first meeting in December. We will be confirming the committee roles for the committee members to gain valuable employment skills and real life experience. We will also establish the first steps to the creation of our three interpretive presentations for other youth in Durham by creating the questions and researching the audiences that we want to hear from. Some of our questions for youth could include: what do you want to learn about the environment? How do you want to learn this? Watch out as we… Continue reading Youth Steering Committee has first meeting in December
Durham Sustain Ability
Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is an environmental not-for-profit and social enterprise that supports individuals, organizations and communities on the path to a sustainable future. To learn more, visit the About Us section of our website.
CALLING ALL BUSINESSES! Join us and your electrical utility on Tuesday, October 22, for an important event presented by Durham Region utilities and the Ontario Power Authority. This event will provide an overview on how you can save money with the saveONenergy programs, through available incentives for energy saving projects. Your business can implement these programs to reduce operational costs and energy. Attending delegates will be offered additional information and opportunities, including: Meet and speak with your local electric utility Case study presentations on a diverse range of projects Complimentary lunch and keynote speaker Visit exhibiting product and service providers… Continue reading Durham Region saveONenergy Symposium
We’re scrubbing the shores of Baagwating Park to help beautify our community in Port Perry as part of this fall’s Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. By removing shoreline litter from Lake Scugog, participants in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup are helping prevent animal entanglement, water contamination and dangers of water based activities such as boating and swimming. In 2012, the most common items found on shorelines included: cigarettes/filters; food wrappers; plastic and paper bags; caps and lids; beverage cans; beverage bottles; disposable cups; plates and cutlery; straws and stirrers; tobacco packaging and building materials. To volunteer, contact Heather Kirby at 705-895-3279.… Continue reading Scrubbing the Shores of Lake Scugog This Sunday, September 29 @ 1:00