Sustainable Communities

Canada Walks gets kids walking to school

Canada Walks gets kids walking to school

A national study found that a whopping 41 percent of children are driven to school in Canada. The School Travel Planning project is trying to reduce that number by encouraging walking and cycling.

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Ride the Ravines with Evergreen and the Toronto Cyclists Union

Ride the Ravines with Evergreen and the Toronto Cyclists Union

Pedal your way to a greener city and spread the joy of cycling across the GTA!

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Chris Turner talks Cleantech at the German Consulate

Chris Turner talks Cleantech at the German Consulate

The German Consulate and the Sustainability Network invite you to a presentation and reception on Monday, November 21 at 5pm.

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Sustainable Development: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

Sustainable Development: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

A provocative discussion by thought leaders and stakeholders on the progress made towards global sustainability since the 1992 Rio Declaration.

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Smart Cities of the Future

Smart Cities of the Future

This June 23, in a special breakfast presentation at Evergreen Brick Works, futurists Ayesha and Parag Khanna, Directors of the Hybrid Reality Institute, will explore the rise of smart cities throughout the globe.

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Ontario Has a Long Way to Go on Climate Change

Ontario Has a Long Way to Go on Climate Change

Toronto – The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is just one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s recently released 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report.

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Ontario’s Sustainable City Innovation Network: Building Green Communities

Ontario’s Sustainable City Innovation Network: Building Green Communities

Through support for Evergreen Brick Works, Ontario is helping to launch a new project that will advance new technologies in energy, transportation, green building design and water and waste management.

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Water-On-Wheels

Water-On-Wheels

Water-On-Wheels (WOW), a local Cobourg-based business, has developed a solution that provides events across Ontario with access to on site water sources.

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Ottawa Urban Wild Tours

Ottawa Urban Wild Tours

Get involved with monthly Urban Nature Tours in Ottawa, and discover the hidden corners of its neighborhoods and become acquainted with the wonders of nature in the city.

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One Billion Bottles recycled: an Ontario success story

One Billion Bottles recycled: an Ontario success story

Toronto – Today, the One Billionth liquor container was returned to The Beer Store under the Bag it Back program, Ontario’s highly successful deposit return program for wine, spirit and beer containers sold through LCBO and Ontario winery retail stores.

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