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B.C. Author/Reporter Carrie Saxifrage hopes her storytelling will get us all talking climate change—and she’s coming to the Sault on April 8!

Clean North presents…a Book Tour by Bus Event featuring Carrie Saxifrage, a B.C.-based reporter and author of the acclaimed book entitled The Big Swim: Coming Ashore in a World Adrift. The Sault stop on this tour will take place on … Continue reading

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Are you sick of winter? Then mark your calendars for upcoming events (seed-saving workshops and Seedy Saturday) to help you THINK SPRING!

HELLO, Clean North followers! It's been a long winter, and thoughts are turning to spring. It will be here before we know it! There are two events coming up that you might be interested in: a set of seed-saving workshops … Continue reading

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Clean North followers: This year’s RAIN symposium on February 7 will focus on pollinators!

The 4th annual RAIN Agriculture & Food Symposium will be held in Bruce Mines on February 7, 2015 and will focus on pollinators. This event will interest to farmers, gardeners and beekeepers and will provide an opportunity to connect the agriculture … Continue reading

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Learn about worm composting with Clean North on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

On Wednesday, January 28, Clean North volunteer Don McGorman will be leading a hands-on workshop on worm composting at Mill Market in Sault Ste. Marie. Drop-in any time between 4 and 6 pm to check out the live worms and … Continue reading

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Santa wants YOU to recycle your Christmas tree into garden mulch! Haul it to Cambrian Mall by January 10, 2015

That jolly old elf known as Santa Claus is not only the world's most generous man; he's also committed to making Christmas a greener operation. Word from the North Pole is he wants all residents of Sault Ste. Marie to … Continue reading

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Screening of film De-Railed: the National Dream at Sault College on Thursday, November 20, 2014

You are invited to attend a screening of the documentary De-Railed: the National Dream at 7 p.m on Thursday, November 20 in Room 1030 in the new building (Essar Hall) of Sault College on Northern Ave (scroll down to watch … Continue reading

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One last chance to dispose of hazardous waste before winter!

The City of Sault Ste. Marie's Public Works and Transportation Department has announced that the Household Hazardous Waste Depot located at 115 Industrial Park Crescent will close for the season after tomorrow. Items can be dropped off at the Depot today, … Continue reading

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Clean North gives a great, big, green shout out to Cathy and Phil Lemieux of Lemieux’s Composting and Haul-away!

For the past 13 years, Cathy and Phil Lemieux, owners/operators of Lemieux's Composting and Haul-away, have graciously allowed us to store our mulch from the Christmas Tree chipping in their yard on Black Road. Each August, they also host our … Continue reading

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What’s a gardener’s best friend? Clean North mulch, that’s what! (available on August 23, 2014, along with tree seedlings, rain barrels, and more!)

Clean North's mulch, which is made up of chipped Christmas trees, is a fantastic aid to any gardener. When applied to your garden beds, it helps control weeds and conserves soil moisture, and it gives your garden a neater appearance. … Continue reading

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The worms are coming… To Desbarats!

Clean North will be bringing our indoor worm composting demonstration to the 2014 Green Expo being held this coming Saturday July 26, 2014 from 9 am until 3 pm at the Johnson Township Community Centre in Desbarats. There will be … Continue reading

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