Oshawa Earth Day 2012

April 20, 2012 by  
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April 21, 2012
12:00 pmto5:00 pm
April 22, 2012
12:00 pmto5:00 pm

 

The Incredible World of Bugs:

Earth Day 2012 Video

Beneficial bugs are nature’s gift to a garden.  Trees, flowers, vegetables and herbs attract different bugs, birds and butterflies.

I love ladybugs, hummingbirds, dragonflies and butterflies.

For Earth Day 2012, I am looking forward to hearing about The Incredible World of Bugs, and learn more on how they contribute to our gardens to make everything natural and sustainable for the Earth.

When we learn about the ways of doing little act, it becomes a big impact and cultivates sustainable sensibilities.

 

Conservation Fair

October 15, 2011 by  
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The Conservation Fair is an annual event to  encourage actions that will reduce greenhouse gases and preserve the natural environment.

The 2011 Conservation Fair was held at the Oshawa Centre and in addition to share tips and receiving information, visitors were able to see the new GM Volt on display.

People are asked to share their conservation tips allowing everyone to learn from each other.

 

 

Tracking your energy costs

June 6, 2011 by  
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Making the decision to save energy makes economic sense and have a direct impact on preserving our planet.  There are many ways to make sustainable decisions that are easy with the results having a triple bottom line.

The new saveONenergy campaign aims to further instill a culture of conservation across the province. It not only supports a Cleaner Ontario, but also provides consumers and business owners with year-round tools, tips, and incentives to help them reduce their electricity consumption and save money.

Login to the OPA website and start conserving:

https://www.myaccount.hydroone.com/unsecure/EC/ecustomer/en/ECInitialization?Page=ECCreateNewSSOOnlineProfilePage

Resources

http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/residential/personal/lighting/basic-facts.cfm?attr=4

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/services/energy_aware_oec.html

Rethinking energy

June 6, 2011 by  
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Throughout the years, I’ve had a rough time adjusting to daylight saving time in terms of sleep. I often wondered how it came about and did a lot of research, which I find quite interesting. Amazing how one’s ability to observe and invent concepts can affect actions. Take Benjamin Franklin, who responded to an incident when he awoke and wrote about his observation of light, quite amazing.

History of daylight saving time

Energy Conversions