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Autumn 2016

Volume 23 Number 3

Hundreds of truckloads of baled recycling materials are shipped out of the Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility each week to industries who use them in manufacturing. Photo by Pete Paterson.

To Serve and Collect

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

An ode to the army who enables our green conscience and takes out the trash.

The Granddaddy of the Blue Box

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

The best thing about the blue box is how widely accepted the concept has become and it started right here in Ontario, Canada.

Moving mountains of blue bin contents at Peel’s Material Recovery Facility. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

Hundreds of truckloads of baled recycling materials are shipped out of the Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility each week to industries who use them in manufacturing.

Moving mountains of blue bin contents at Peel’s Material Recovery Facility. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Big Bins, Big Bother

Sep 16, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

My new four-foot-tall recycling bin toppled on its side, sending cereal boxes, newspapers and yogurt containers blowing in all directions.

Meadows deserve the same protection and respect as our woodlands and wetlands.

In Defence of Meadows

Sep 16, 2016 | Don Scallen | Autumn 2016

Too often belittled as “idle” land awaiting development – or “rescued” by reforestation – meadows deserve the same protection and respect as our woodlands and wetlands.

Charles Ernest Thomas and one of his wartime diaries.

Face to Face with World War I

Sep 16, 2016 | Ken Weber | Autumn 2016

Charles Ernest Thomas, private, 3rd Field Company, Canadian Engineers

Jesse Strong Red Farmhouse in Autumn pastel 11 x 14"

The Art of Fall

Sep 16, 2016 | In The Hills | Back Issues

A preview of the Headwaters Arts Festival and Show.

Vintage faucet artwork by Erin furniture maker John Leenders. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Deep Water Wood

Sep 16, 2016 | Kristi Green | Back Issues

History in the Making. For these furniture designers, style and story go hand in hand.

Rosemont General Store’s Butter Chicken. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Frozen Food Heats Up

Sep 16, 2016 | Janice Quirt | Back Issues

Put a Chef in Your Freezer! Locally made prepared foods make frozen dinners a hot option when there’s no time to cook.

Who has not plucked an apple from a hedgerow? Just one bite, and if it is not sweet enough… a few more strides and you may have an array of alternatives. Illustration by Anthony Jenkins.

Saddle Up and Savour the Wild Harvest

Sep 16, 2016 | Derek French | Leisure

Ride along and learn about foraging on horseback in the hills.

In the classroom at Humberview during a training session with the dogs. Photo by Pete Paterson.

COPE Service Dogs

Sep 16, 2016 | Gail Grant | Community

These Students are Going to the Dogs – and Raising Their Grades. For students at Humberview Secondary School, training service dogs is a transformative experience.

War and Remembrance

Sep 16, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

Betty Ward of Orangeville knows the responsibility of generational memory. Her father Charles Thomas, who survived the First World War, had kept a regular diary during his service.

Letters – Our readers write: Autumn 2016

Sep 16, 2016 | Our Readers | Departments

Letters published in the Autumn 2016 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Good Day, acrylic on wood, 36" x 18"

Sharon Wadsworth-Smith

Sep 16, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Departments

Sharon’s latest works are a vibrant interpretation of the Island Lake Trail near Orangeville, where she often paints on location.

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