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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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Nomination deadline for City Beautification Awards—including Clean North-sponsored Green Glove Award—is Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s that time of year again: Time to acknowledge local gardeners and businesses who beautify our fair city! Categories include the Green Glove Garden Award, sponspored by Clean North.  For this award, nominated gardens are judged on design, overall health … Continue reading

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It’s better to give away than to throw away! Sault Freecycle Day on Saturday, June 21, 2014!

A Freecycle Day will be happening in Sault Ste. Marie this Saturday, June 21, 2014. All you have to do is place your re-usable unwanted items at the end of your driveway with a sign that reads FREE. Other residents … Continue reading

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Move That Mulch! event to take place at Algoma University on Saturday, June 7, 2014 [plus trees, rain barrels, and more!]

Gardeners, need mulch? Clean North is having a Move That Mulch! event from 9 am to noon on Saturday, June 7 at Algoma University. You can pick up some nice mulch made from chipped up Christmas trees—great for acid-loving garden … Continue reading

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Clean North to sell trees and shrubs at Allard St. Community Garden Plant Sale

It isn’t often that the Sault Ste. Marie Horticultural Society and the Allard St. Community Garden pair up to offer two plant sales on two subsequent weekends. However, plant lovers will have another opportunity to snap up tomato seedlings, herbs … Continue reading

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Need coir blocks, a bathouse, or a rain barrel? Clean North will be at Hort Society Plant Sale on May 24, 2014

This sale will take place from 9 am to noon at United Baptist Church at 41 Malabar Drive. It's a great opportunity to augment your garden….Two feature plants this year will be rhubarb and lovage. The latter is a perennial … Continue reading

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Please note! Correction to date of screening of documentary Revolution for Earth Week

This event will take place on April 22, not April 2. You can see the full article here:  

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