Burlington Green holds a very successful Electronic recycling event

By Pepper Parr

May 17th, 2023

BURLINGTON, ON

 

It’s a not for profit organization that has proven to be very adept at getting grants from the Trillium Foundation.

They have a superb reputation and a very clear mission – Save the Planet and take care of the environment.

Kale Black, second from the right. The amount of items to be recycled was significant – obviously meeting a need.

They have managed to attract several of the world leaders on environment issues: David Suzuki and Dame Jane Morris Goodall have both taken part if Burlington Green events in Burlington

Their mission, their focus and their activities resonate with the people of Burlington who turn out in the thousands every year to clean up and green up the city.

They recruit hundreds of young people who do the dirty work after major events at Spencer Smith Park where they help clean up the park and make sure the garbage is readied for a trip to a dump.

Burlington Green head office – located in a part of the city they have done some very significant environmental work.

The now have a “head office” located in the heritage Pump House at the edge of the lake in the Beachway.

They seem to have found a new niche that the public finds very useful. Last weekend they held am electronic recycle collection – loads of stuff was dropped off – far more than was originally expected.

A group of Environmental Warriors get their picture taken is as they pack up electronic items that were dropped off.

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