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Lockview Park Community Garden Wraps up Second Growing Season!

Lockview Park Community Garden Wraps up Second Growing Season!

October 19, 2018

It was another successful growing season at the Lockview Park Community Garden in support of the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre. In its second year, the volunteer run garden added more than a tonne of fresh produce to the Food Bank’s pantry.

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Battery Recycling at the Curb Contributes to Ontario’s Circular Economy

Battery Recycling at the Curb Contributes to Ontario’s Circular Economy

October 3, 2018

This fall, dozens of communities across Ontario will take part in a curbside collection to recycle single-use household batteries.

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OSBRC Raises Funds for SickKids Foundation!

OSBRC Raises Funds for SickKids Foundation!

June 20, 2018

On June 20th, a small group of student representatives from the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, travelled to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto to make a donation to SickKids Foundation.

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Kingston School Defends OSBRC Title!

Kingston School Defends OSBRC Title!

June 14, 2018

For the second time in as many years, students and teachers at Quintilian School in Kingston were crowned champions of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge.

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Lockview Park Community Garden Kicks Off Second Season with Planting Party!

Lockview Park Community Garden Kicks Off Second Season with Planting Party!

May 15, 2018

On Sunday May 27 beginning at 3:00 p.m. friends of the Lockview Park Community Garden will gather at the garden located between Lakeshore Catholic High School and Chestnut Park for a season opening planting party.

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Montgomery Village PS Student Wins OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Prize Draw!

Montgomery Village PS Student Wins OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Prize Draw!

February 26, 2018

Sarah Lacharity of Raw Materials Company, along with her friend Wiley the Wolf stopped in at Montgomery Village PS in Orangeville to present a grade 5 student named Jillian with a family stay at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls. 

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Community Garden Grows 853 Kilograms of Produce for Port Cares Food Bank!

Community Garden Grows 853 Kilograms of Produce for Port Cares Food Bank!

November 15, 2017

The Lockview Park Community garden wrapped up its first growing season bringing in a bounty of 853 kilograms of fresh, healthy produce to the Port Cares Food Bank. 

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Curbside Battery Recycling Returns to Ontario Municipalities

Curbside Battery Recycling Returns to Ontario Municipalities

November 3, 2017

Recycling rates for single-use batteries have climbed steadily since Stewardship Ontario introduced the Battery Incentive Program in 2011. Last year the Province recycled 49% of the batteries available, tipping the scale at 3,226 metric tonnes.

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It's the Little Things that Make Big Things Happen!

It's the Little Things that Make Big Things Happen!

July 27, 2017

Since 2013, Connect Hearing has been providing its customers with a convenient service to recycle the small button sized batteries from hearing aids. 

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OSBRC Makes Donation to SickKids Foundation!

OSBRC Makes Donation to SickKids Foundation!

June 20, 2017

On June 21st, a delegation from the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge (OSBRC) traveled to The Hospital for Sick Children to make a donation to the SickKids Foundation.

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