They also have travel and emergency preparedness applications.Apparently you can buy a specially-designed water bottle to enclose the straw, although ours didn’t come with that.Over the course of the project, including our volunteer planning committee, depave helpers, garden box builders and permeable paver installers, we had approximately 35 committed volunteers connected to the project.
https:// Our daily activities have been polluting the ocean for centuries, this problem was magnified after World War II.
Industries started manufacturing and synthesizing materials that were very harmful to the environment such as plastic products and inorganic pesticides.
We’ve had our most successful year yet Depaving 5 sites for a total of 594m2 asphalt removed!
One of our community sites, New Horizons Thrift, Vintage & Collectables, challenged us at Green Venture to a new post-depave vision – a permeable parking lot.
Oceans are mainly affected when humans are irresponsibly spreading harmful toxic substances such as oil, plastic, industrial and agricultural waste as well as chemical particles into the ocean.
Another human action that is harming the marine life is mining for materials such as copper and gold.The Lifestraw company also contributes a portion of proceeds of sales of the Lifestraw to providing clean water to schools in Kenya and India. If you’d like to see the Lifestraw, please visit Eco House and ask one of our education staff to show the new demo item.With the majority of our Depave Paradise projects being at schools, we’re used to planting trees, rain gardens, native plant gardens and outdoor education spaces, but this particular community group had a different idea in mind!In Fall 2017, residents from the North End community and Welcome Inn Community Centre – New Horizons Thrift Store partnered with Green Venture to Depave. North was all broken asphalt and chipped compacted stone.Jen Kellner, Executive Director of Welcome Inn Community Centre and Suzanne Foreman, Manager of New Horizons brought the idea to life in partnership with Green Venture Depave Paradise coordinator, Laura Anderson.