Author Archives: Abby

Weeds got ya’ down? Clean North Christmas tree mulch to the rescue!

Abbondanza! This delightful Italian word describes perfectly the bounty of water Sault area gardens have enjoyed this season. The up side of this plenitude of precipitation is many plants have been growing like weeds. The down side? Many weeds have … Continue reading

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and award-winning sea life exhibit coming July 30!

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and the award-winning Aquavan will make a splash in the Sault on Sunday, July 30, and Clean North will be there to help! The cleanup will take place from 10 am to noon at North St. … Continue reading

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Are you a “green” gardener who has invasive plants on your hit list? You might be eligible for a major award!

It’s City Beautification time again, and once again Clean North will be sponsoring the Green Glove Award category. Nominations for this award (and other City Beautification awards) will be accepted until July 17. Each year the Green Glove Award recognizes a … Continue reading

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You can never have too mulch of a good thing

Clean North is once again offering up its beautiful Christmas tree mulch to Sault area gardeners.  Come to this year's Move That Mulch event at Algoma University (1520 Queen St E) on Saturday, May 27 from 9 am to noon. The … Continue reading

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Clean North and Sault library hosting award-winning film about Green Rights on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Clean North and the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library are bringing you another excellent documentary in honour of Earth Week 2017.  This year's featured film is Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World, which will be shown at 6:30 … Continue reading

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Clean North members: Check out Forests Without Borders Documentary Film Night on Friday!

On Friday, December 9, the Forests Without Borders Club at Sault College is hosting a documentary film night from 7 to 9 pm.  This screening will feature the first two episodes from the Emmy award-winning TV series Years of Living … Continue reading

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Hot, dry conditions got your garden down? Check out Clean North’s Green Side Up event for awesome solutions!

Mark Saturday, August 27, 2015 on your calendar! That's the date of this year's Clean North Green Side Up event at Lemieux Composting at 764 Black Road in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. This event will run from 9 am to noon.  It's hot and … Continue reading

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Calling all gardeners: It’s much ado about mulch!

It's Move That Mulch time once again!  Last holiday season, Clean North chipped thousands of Christmas trees into mulch, helping to extend the life of our local landfill and creating a marvelous mountain of mulch!  Now we're ready to share … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday 2016 is this weekend! Package up any seeds you’ve collected and head on over

It may look like January out there, but spring is just around the corner! There's no better way to think spring than attending Seedy Saturday on March 5 at Sault College.  Clean North will be there! We will have lots … Continue reading

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Get a REAL tree this Christmas! And remember — recycle!

Get a real tree (local fresh cut) this Christmas and then drop it off for recycling at the Clean North collection depot before January 9. Sources of freshly cut local Christmas trees in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario include: Floods Christmas Trees … Continue reading

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