Commitment to a cleaner lake and greener living earns community recognition

March 1, Manitoba Co-operator:

Dunnottar has a tree-lined pathway, curbside recycling and makes the yard waste it composts available to local residents to use in this lakeside village’s large number of community gardens.

It does water conservation education too. Someday the local government hopes to heat its municipal office with solar panels.

But it’s how this small village of about 700 in winter — and 4,000 during cottage season — treats its waste water that makes it really stand out as a place planning for long-term sustainability. Read more.