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Common Canadian live Christmas trees and tips for sourcing, caring, and disposing of your live tree.

With the Holidays around the corner, let’s take a moment to relax and enjoy some of these fun facts about Canada’s top 5 evergreens that can make a great Christmas tree:       The provincial tree of Manitoba can be found all over Canada  Known for its short, stiff bluish-green with white dots on…

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Call for Artist: Living Land Acknowledgement at EcoHouse

Living Land Acknowledgement at EcoHouse – Request for Proposals Hamilton, Ont.—November 18, 2022— Green Venture invites submissions from Indigenous artists to develop a Living Land Acknowledgement (garden art/mural/structure etc.) that will be installed at the grounds of Glen Manor (EcoHouse), located in East Hamilton, Stoney Creek. Applications are due by January 21, 2023 To apply…

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Winterproofing Program Round-Up

Draft proofing (air sealing) and insulation are crucial elements to incorporate when making a building more energy efficient. Installing a more efficient furnace or heat pump without dealing with the building envelope, for example, may not provide the savings you had initially planned for.  Insulation prevents heat transfer from in and out of a home…

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Communi-TREE Week

Welcome to Communi-TREE Week In celebration of National Forest Week, Green Venture is making September 18 to September 24, Urban Forest Week with Communi-TREE! Connect with us throughout the week to learn more about our urban forest, engage in stewardship activities, and grow our canopy! Trees are important to our daily lives from cleaning the…

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Heat Pump Technology

Heat pump technology is real and it will save you thousands of dollars over time when compared to conventional heating and cooling equipment Resources To Review: The Ontario Clean Air Alliances’ Heat Pump Calculator Full economic analysis  European adoption: which countries are adopting heat pump technology? Making the switch Guide to buying the best heat…

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Hamilton Stormwater Week

Welcome to Hamilton Stormwater Week Green Venture is hosting a week-long campaign about stormwater in Hamilton!  In March 2019, the City of Hamilton declared a climate emergency. Climate change is forcing us to adapt to extreme weather events, including urban flooding. There have been an increasing number of record setting storm events in Hamilton. Urban…