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Stocking Stuffers at the GreenUP Store

Stocking Stuffers at the GreenUP Store

November 30th, 2023 The Peterborough GreenUP Store and Resource Centre in downtown Peterborough offers many eco-friendly choices for your holiday gift giving, including locally made items that support the local economy while decreasing the amount of greenhouse gas...

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Reflections on Medicinal Plants

Reflections on Medicinal Plants

November 16th, 2023 Common yarrow, known as waabanoowashk in Anishinaabemowan, has astringent and laxative properties and has been used by Indigenous peoples as a traditional medicine for cuts and abrasions, headaches, and more. (Photo: Hayley Goodchild / GreenUP) By:...

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Winter Wheels

Winter Wheels

November 2nd, 2023 Eileen Kimmett, coordinator of the GreenUP Store & Resource Centre, stands in full winter cycling gear with her bike after a five-kilometre commute in 2022 from her home to the GreenUP Store in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: GreenUP) By: GreenUP...

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Sustainable Decluttering

Sustainable Decluttering

October 26th, 2023 Adeilah Dahlke of Jigsaw Organizing Solutions, a member of Green Economy Peterborough, carries a bag of donations destined for a community program in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Adeilah Dahlke / Jigsaw Organizing Solutions) The following column...

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No Time to Waste!

No Time to Waste!

October 19th, 2023 Beginning October 31, 2023, the City of Peterborough will begin weekly collection of organic waste in green bins supplied to eligible households, on the same day as recycling collection. Specially designed trucks will use a mechanical arm to pick up...

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