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Register Now for Go Green Expo


August 4, 2010 – EarthWise Thunder Bay today announced that registration packages for Go Green Expo are now available. The Go Green Expo: a Green Living Event for Everyone runs from Friday, Sept. 10 to Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. This inaugural event is bringing environmentally-friendly living ideas to the citizens of Thunder Bay and region – ideas to help us make choices which are good for our health, our pocketbooks and the environment.
 
Registration for the 14 Expo workshops is now open. Register on-line at www.earthwisethunderbay.com by clicking on the “Go Green” link, or call 807-625-2411 and have a package sent to you. Workshops cost $10 and space is limited so register early. Experts will offer in-depth workshops on:

Alternative Energy
Bicycle Safety
Build & Operate an Energy Efficient Winter Greenhouse
Build a Rain Garden – Control Run-off
CMHC Equilibrium House PLUS Eco Renovations
Gardening and Wildlife – Keeping the good in and the bad out
Living Chemical Free
Making Jam
Natural Lawn & Garden Care
Reducing Your ‘Waste’ Line
Shoreline Restoration
Socially Responsible Investing
Water-wise Gardening

Go Green is not just about workshops. Listen to Gillian Deacon, an award -winning broadcaster and best–selling author who is recognized across Canada as an environmental advocate, as she shares her amazing knowledge of how each of us can reduce our environmental footprint, improve our health and save money at Friday evening’s keynote speech, ”Green for Life”.
 
On Saturday and Sunday, between workshops, visit the more than 40 vendors and/or take a tour. Vendors will showcase green activities and businesses, new business ideas, local foods and an interactive Children’s’ Area featuring activities on energy and nature. Admission to exhibits and tours is free. Tours will be visiting sustainable facilities in the City.

Space for workshops is limited, register now at www.earthwisethunderbay.com/go green or call 625-2411.

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Contact:  Ruth Cook, Go Green Chair, 767-1719, tcook@shaw.ca

EarthWise is a partnership between the City of Thunder Bay and community partners working to implement the Community Environmental Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make Thunder Bay a more sustainable community.