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Trash Mountain, on Martin's Way
Trash Mountain, on Martin's Way

October 16-21 is HEAG Green Week

Visit Trash Mountain on Martin's Way

Posted October 18, 2006
Tags Green Week HEAG Sustainability

The Hamilton Environmental Action Group (HEAG) is sponsoring Green Week from October 16-21. The week's activities will include a Farmer's Market and a film, "The Future of Food." Trash Mountain, on Martin's Way, is a tangible reminder of the enormity of student waste. HEAG estimates that since January, Hamilton has generated more than 630 tons of waste, costing more than $50,000.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. "The Future of Food" will be screened in the Red Pit at 8 p.m. This is a documentary on how genetically modified foods are quietly sneaking their way into the American food supply. On Wednesday there will be a farmer's market on Martin's Way from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Cider Mill along with other local vendors will be there selling their goods. On Thursday a guest speaker, David Yarrow, is coming to talk about "Intuitive Earth Awareness Entering the Mind of Nature" in the Red Pit at 8 p.m. Friday will feature the Glen Clean-up from 1-4 p.m., followed by the Green Week BBQ from 7-10 p.m. The bbq will be at the Glen House with food and live music.


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