To protect, preserve and enhance our environment for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations through advocacy, education, recognition and projects within Eastern Ontario.
About Rideau Environmental Action League
The Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) is a non-profit, volunteer-run, community organization. REAL promotes environmental improvements and community-wide environmental projects within the Town of Smiths Falls and Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties.
Some of our projects include Pitch-In Smiths Falls, Well Aware, home energy audits, the REAL Deal Reuse Store, an e-waste depot, Evergreen Avenue, a community garden and public awareness activities such as displays, our REAL Update newsletter, workshops, newspaper columns and our website www.REALaction.ca.
What People Are Saying
"I just love volunteering here. It's the people."
— Deb Thompson, REAL Deal volunteer
"A superb store with an environmental benefit . It' a win-win for all. The REAL Deal has the perfect name. Bravo. Keep up the great work. What a delight! "
— E. Peabody, REAL Deal Reuse Store shopper
" REAL is a unique and valuable resource to the community at large in Eastern Ontario."
— Shawn Merriman, REAL Board Member