TORONTO, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - In 2006, a man turned a red paperclip into a
house. In 2009, Clean Air Foundation will turn a green paperclip into an
eco-friendly Habitat for Humanity home for a Mississauga family in need.
On February 4, 2009, Minister Smitherman will lend his support to the
Green Paperclip Challenge (www.greenpaperclip.ca) by participating in two
trades. These trades will help the Clean Air Foundation and Summerhill Group
move closer to their green build goal. This is Habitat for Humanity
Mississauga's first build, and one of many "green" builds to come.
Location: Clean Air Foundation/Summerhill Group Offices
1216 Yonge Street, Suite 201
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Who: Hon. George Smitherman, Ontario's Deputy Premier and
Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
Ersilia Serafini, Clean Air Foundation
Santo Dearcanglis, High Reach Inc.
Doug Clark, Habitat for Humanity, Mississauga
About Clean Air Foundation - cleanairfoundation.org
The Clean Air Foundation is dedicated to developing programs that focus
on improving air quality and protecting the climate through a simple model of
public engagement and reward. All programs drive societal participation and
promote behavioural change by making better environmental choices easy,
contributing to a sustained positive and measurable impact on the environment.
Clean Air Foundation manages several public engagement programs - Car
Heaven(TM), Mow Down Pollution(TM), Keep Cool(TM), Go Solar, Switch the 'Stat,
Switch Out and Cool Shops(TM) as well as a range of other strategic
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