Category Archives: Environment

San Francisco Just Became the First Major U.S. City to Ban the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

SAN FRANCISCO JUST BECAME THE FIRST MAJOR U.S. CITY TO BAN THE SALE OF PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

By Lima Yayk,  RYOT NewsMarch 7, 2014 at 10:24 am

Read more at http://www.ryot.org/san-francisco-just-became-the-first-major-u-s-city-to-ban-the-sale-of-plastic-water-bottles/594741#F6u1fbCFOjivq3tv.99

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San Francisco just banned the sale of single-use water bottles on public property and at city-permitted events, making it the first major U.S. city to do so.

The ban will phase out all bottles that are 21 ounces or less within the next four years. The …

Water Watchers, Please Take a moment now to Vote!

Greetings Water Watchers!

We have recently submitted 3 project ideas to The Elevator Project – a dynamic process that involves lots of people in generating and supporting innovative ideas that will make Guelph even more amazing!

Check out all of the incredible projects happening in Guelph!  Please take a moment to vote on the ideas that you want to have move forward – it is only open for votinguntil Feb 9th so move fast.

See the project list here: http://theelevatorproject.ca/shop/

Vote for your top …

The Ideas are in! Have your say February 5-9th

The Ideas are in! Have your say February 5-9th

The Elevator Project is off to a remarkable start with over 50 ideas to make Guelph a better place submitted by “Idea Makers” into the “Idea Bank”.

“The response has been overwhelmingly positive.” Says Community …

What the Frack? – Brush up on the Facts

 

Need to brush up on your fracking facts? Check out this fully comprehensive and easy to read analysis:
Read this web exclusive: ‘Will fracking realign the world’? – See more at: http://newint.org/blog/2013/12/04/frack-files/#sthash.vrWODV5k.dpuf

Dropping water demand pushes pipeline idea beyond 2051

Dropping water demand pushes pipeline idea beyond 2051
Waterloo Region Record
Region of Waterloo maintenance operator John Marton goes about his work at the Greenbrook Water Treatment Plant in Kitcheneron Monday. An update to the region’s water supply plan says that local water sources will be sufficient for the coming decades.
WATERLOO REGION — A controversial and costly plan to pipe water from Lake Erie to the region …