Garbage in our parks - update

Here come the pesticides:

The use of pesticides in the public's backyard certainly seems inconsistent with the city's ban on pesticides in private backyards. This is a further symptom of the problem of having garbage dumps in our parks.

Also, here is a link to the article in the Bloor West Villager about the garbage dumps at...

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Timely movie screening on garbage

Green Neighbours 21 hosts film night

Date: Monday, July 13
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Place: St. Michael and All Angel’s (southeast corner of St. Clair and Wychwood – enter off Wychwood, through wooden gate, top floor)

"Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home"
This film is a feature documentary that describes how an average North American family impacts the environment through their production of garbage.

After his son's birth, Andrew Nisker (writer and director...

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Clean Train meeting in Parkdale

Thursday July 9 7-9 PM Friends of Brock Avenue and Parkdale Residents Association Public Meeting at Mary Robinson Auditorium
(20 West Lodge, One block north of Queen W. just east of Lansdowne)
Addressing this and the issue of electrification versus diesel are:Mike Sullivan - Clean Train CoalitionGord Perks - City Councillor for Parkdale-High ParkCheri DiNovo - MPP Parkdale-High ParkRandy Park - Post Carbon Institute
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Green 13 continues to stand up for our parks!

Efforts to organize opposition to the City's decision to put dumps for private garbage in our public parks continues. This is a growing concern throughout Toronto, and is still particularly relevant in our community.

We need your continued assistance by:

- Participating in a letter writing campaign to Councillor Saundercook to push him to take a stronger stand against these dumps on behalf of our community. A sample letter for you to personalize is below. It also cc's the Mayor...

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Say no to garbage at Sunnyside Park

Below is a news release sent out today by Green 13. To help us organize opposition to a dump at Sunnyside please contact Chris Holcroft at Thank you!

Green 13

Community Green Group Says No to Garbage at Sunnyside Park !

TORONTO, June 25, 2009 – Green 13, a volunteer community organization, is asking the City to not use one of our great public spaces as a dumping ground for private garbage.


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