Extend Your Cycling Season – The Impact Hub Brown Bag Lunch

Oct, 01 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Biking doesn’t have to end when summer does. Come join us for a Brown Bag Lunch with Envirocentre!

Join EnviroCentre’s Let’s Bike Ottawa for Extend Your Cycling Season! This workshop will teach you what you need to know to feel comfortable biking year round. In this workshop, you will learn tips, tricks and tools to extend your cycling season. We will review route planning, techniques, and simple suggestions for winter bike maintenance. The goal of this workshop is to help riders discover the joy of biking throughout the year.

Jen has been biking year-round her whole life! She has been a guest speaker at the Winter Cycling Congress and crafted a Guide to Winter Cycling that has been shared nationally. With a BA in Geography and a keen interest in urban landscapes and programs that influence citizen behaviour, her passion for encouraging sustainable transportation and lighter living is reflected in her every day work!


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Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

Learn more here!

Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

Learn more here!

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