|The Idle Free Team talking to drivers stopped at the Abbot St. Bridge.||Elva Corless, “Grandmother of Recycling” at the Reuse Centre REAL operated from 1990 until 2006.||We love volunteers, but we have paid staff, too! These are staff from the summer of 2011.|
|Sue, the REAL Deal ED; Tracy, Store Manager and Ed, Receiving Volunteer. The REAL Deal Store is open Thurs – Sat 10 – 4.||REAL celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2009. Yes, we’ve been around since 1989!||Rideau Volunteers and Katimavik touring The Swale by Voyageur Canoe, July 2010.|
|The Central Band of the Canadian Forces performing a benefit concert for REAL.||The Well Aware program teaches rural dwellers about maintaining their wells and septic systems.||REAL has offered a variety of workshops on climate change and energy issues.|
|Performing the blower door test as part of a home energy effiiency audit.||Our first bottle drive ever in July 2010 at The Beer Store raised $600 for our projects.||Our board and volunteers work behind the scenes to plan REAL’s activities.|
Take a couple of hours to clean up litter in Smiths Falls during this two week campaign. We will supply the bags and the Town of Smith Falls will pick up the bags collected.
The REAL Deal Store will have many attractive works of art on on display during our annual Second Chance Art Sale. Between May 2 and 12 customers can get some great deals on some framed and unframed oil paintings, acrylics, watercolours and prints, as well as some accent pieces. Our reuse store gets far more […]
Order a recycled food grade rain barrel online for pickup Sat. May 11, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and support REAL’s Monarch Butterfly garden!
REAL will be at the Rideau Roundtables’ Paddlefest, at Lower Reach Park. We’ve booked the smoothie bike! More details to come.
Here’s a chance for you to make a small donation to your local environmental organization, REAL! When the cashier at the YIG is Smiths Falls asks if you’d like to donate a couple of bucks to REAL, say yes!