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Homes calendar Sept. 5 to 11

Next weekend

Walking tour: Explore Old Ottawa South, one of the city’s first streetcar suburbs, on a Heritage Ottawa walking tour Sept. 13. Meet at 2 p.m. 349 more words


How to Dispose of Fluorescent Lights

Fluorescent lights may save you money on your electric bill, but once they burn out, you can’t toss them in the trash because the mercury contained in them is toxic, making burned-out fluorescent lights hazardous waste! 488 more words


Homes calendar Aug. 22 to 28

This weekend

Antiques: Head to picturesque Merrickville to check out the annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale Saturday and Sunday. About 75 vendors from across Ontario and Quebec will be set up rain or shine on the fairgrounds, 106 Read St. 164 more words


Homes calendar Aug. 15 to 21

This weekend

LeBreton Flats: Take a Heritage Ottawa walking tour Sunday to explore the history of LeBreton Flats as revealed by a series of archaeological investigations in the area over the past decade. 161 more words


Teachers Get Green Team Ideas from the Hazards on the Homefront Workshop

While many Green Teams focus on recycling and waste prevention, some choose projects related to reducing the use of chemical products harmful to our health and the environment. 347 more words


What is Household Hazardous Waste, and how do I get rid of it safely?

While cleaning your basement, closets, bathroom and kitchen, you may come across some old and unwanted household chemicals and other things we refer to as “household hazardous waste” or HHW for short. 413 more words


Homes calendar June 27 to July 3

This weekend

Little Italy: Learn about the built heritage and community landmarks of Little Italy on a Heritage Ottawa walking tour of the community Sunday. Meet at 2 p.m. 258 more words