813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.
Cities around the world can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by implementing aggressive but practical policy changes.
Cooking Oil-Powered Flight Expected to Reduce Emissions 40 per cent or more MONTREAL, June 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada will operate its first flight with biofuel today to highlight the airline’s commitment to the environment. Flight AC991 from Toronto to Mexico City is expected to generate at least 40 per cent fewer emissions by using jet fuel derived from recycled cooking [...]
Report: “Advancing the Transformation to a Green Economy through Green Buildings and Resource Efficient Cities: Key Messages from North America”
As part of the Sustainable New Construction: Building a New Future program, students at Endeavour will take on the role of lead builders on a single family residence — a 2,000-square-foot, two-story home that will be built on an infill lot in an older neighbourhood near downtown Peterborough.