Ontario Public Interest Research Group

Site: Peterborough

Record #: PET0292
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2023


Description (Service) A community-oriented, non-profit organization committed to research, education, and action on social justice and environmental issues.
  • Free Market program at Sadleir House where anyone can come in to select or drop-off household goods, books and clothing - free
  • Green Dishes program offers people the chance to borrow dishes for a small fee to reduce waste at events and gatherings
  • Organizes speakers, films, conferences, publications and campaigns on a variety of topics.
  • Offers skills development workshops
  • Develops programming, allocates resources, and networks with other campus and community organizations

Service Details

Hours OPIRG office hours: Tue-Fri 11 am-5 pm
Free Market: visit website or call for details.
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Trent University students and Peterborough community.
Application Contact for details.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Sadleir House
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
OPIRG Office, 1st Floor, Sadleir House, 751 George St N
Room 102
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3T2
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Intersection George St and Parkhill Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - OPIRG office only. ; Free Market is not accessible, however, volunteers are on hand to help visitors who are unable to use stairs. Call 705-741-1208 for more information.

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-741-1208
E-Mail opirgpeterborough@gmail.com
Website opirgptbo.ca/
Primary Contact Coordinator; Phone: 7057411208; Email: opirglistings@gmail.com
Mailing Address OPIRG Office, 1st Floor, Sadleir House, 751 George St N 
Room 102 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9H 3T2

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