Innisfil Goes Green

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The Town of Innisfil wants to keep sustainability top of mind and we encourage you to be a part of this important culture shift as well. We want to have a larger conversation about sustainable practices and what we as a community can do to make Innisfil a greater and greener place to live.

As we develop policies, initiatives, and practice "going green," we want to know what kind of sustainable practices YOU would like to see the Town take action on. What more do you think we can do?

The Town of Innisfil wants to keep sustainability top of mind and we encourage you to be a part of this important culture shift as well. We want to have a larger conversation about sustainable practices and what we as a community can do to make Innisfil a greater and greener place to live.

As we develop policies, initiatives, and practice "going green," we want to know what kind of sustainable practices YOU would like to see the Town take action on. What more do you think we can do?

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  • Waste Wizard 🧙‍♂️

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    Did you know your Tom Horton’s cup can be composted in Simcoe County? Do you tend to just throw things in the trash when you don’t know where they go? Ask Waste Wizard if you don’t know where to throw! Click here to get sorting.

  • Lead or Join a Shoreline Cleanup! 🌊

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    The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a national conservation program that provides Canadians the opportunity to take action in their communities wherever water meets land, one bit of trash at a time. Click here or visit www.shorelinecleanup.ca to lend and hand and help clean a shoreline near you!





  • Innisfil Seed Library 🌷

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    The Innisfil Seed Library is a volunteer-run program with locations at the Cookstown and Lakeshore Branches, and is free and open to everyone. Visitors can browse the selection of vegetable, herb and flower seeds, sign some out in our binder and grow them at home to enjoy. It’s that easy!

    At the end of the growing season, we ask that seed borrowers return some seed at the end of the season and throughout the winter months to help replenish the stock. We offer seed saving workshops and a resource website, www.innisfilseedlibrary.ca, to help people properly return viable seeds. Click here for more information on the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library's website.

  • LSRCA Tree Planting Event 🌳 May 11, 2019

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    Come out and plant a tree...or three!
    Join Living Green Barrie and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) for this free feel-good family event. We will be adding to Barrie's urban forest by planting hundreds of native trees and shrubs at the Sandy Hollow Site (Barrie Disc Golf).
    Shovels and instructions will be provided.
    Bring the whole family for good clean (but dirty) fun!
    Wear closed-toe shoes.
    Dress for the weather…ya just never know!

    Click here to visit the Tree Planting Event Facebook page.

  • Save on Energy Program 💡

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    The Save on Energy conservation programs for home and business are designed to make it easier than ever to manage your electricity use. Save on Energy also raises awareness about the many ways we can reduce energy waste in our day-to-day lives – putting energy efficiency within your reach.

    This site will help you learn about the programs, and the benefits you can achieve by taking advantage of the energy-saving measures and incentives offered by these conservation programs. The Save on Energy programs are offered through your local hydro company and powered by the Independent Electricity System Operator.

    Join thousands of Ontarians who are already making a difference in their homes, and businesses.

    Click here for the Save on Energy website!

  • Septic Re-Inspection Program 💩

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    The main purpose of the Septic Re-Inspection Program program is to protect the quality of our drinking water and environment by identifying malfunctioning septic systems that may be contributing to the contamination of Lake Simcoe. Let's keep our lake and our community clean! For more information on the program, click here.

  • Pollinator Garden 🦋

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    Did you know that we rely on pollinators like bees, birds, and butterflies for a third of the food we eat? To support our friendly, neighbourhood pollinators, the Library Lakeshore Branch has planted a garden just for them; full of the native plant species that they love.

    Want to lend a hand? We're looking for Gardening Volunteers! All experiences levels are welcome.


  • Earth Hour Free Skate at IRC ⛸️

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    Come celebrate Earth Hour with the Town of Innisfil! Turn off all your lights & electronics and join us for a FREE public skate from 8:30-9:30pm, this Saturday March 30th at the Innisfil Recreational Complex.