Collective Climate Action
Find out what climate actions are being taken in the Community of Halton! The Halton community is unique as we have declared 6 climate emergencies, including each of the 4 Municipalities and the Region of Halton. In addition, we have a student-led Climate Emergency Declaration within the Halton District School Board – the first of its kind in Canada! The Halton Climate Collective works together to build a more resilient and sustainable community. As we continue to leverage the expertise of all levels of government, the conservation authorities, community partners, and residents, we can continue to ensure that we are prepared to respond to the effects of climate change and our changing future.
Learn what the City of Burlington is doing on topics like Climate Change, Energy and more by clicking on the link below.
Consider subscribing to the Take Action Burlington blog to stay up to date on programs and initiatives and how you can reduce your impact on the environment.
Go to Get Involved Burlington to contribute your ideas and feedback on municipal issues and projects important to you.
Your neighbourhood conservation authority, Conservation Halton, works to protect, restore and manage natural resources in your watershed from lake to escarpment.
Conservation Halton’s vision is to sustain a healthy watershed with clean streams, vigorous forests, abundant green space and balanced growth that results in strong livable communities.
The Halton Catholic District School Board is committed to environmental stewardship. From installing renewable energy projects at their schools, to educating students about the importance of preserving our planet, the HCDSB is ensuring a safe, sustainable future.
Check out the HCDSB’s
Environmental Stewardship Policy and click below to learn about their environmental actions.
The Halton District School Board is taking steps to reduce their environmental footprint and how these kinds of measures are connected to student learning.
Check out the Student-led Climate Emergency Declaration.
Click below to learn more about HDSB’s approach to Environmental Sustainability.
The Town of Halton has taken steps to adapt and mitigate the effects of Climate Change. The Town Council is committed to taking direct action to reduce greenhouse gases and develop effective climate change initiatives.
Go to Let’s Talk Halton Hills, to contribute your ideas and feedback on municipal issues and projects important to you!
Halton Environmental Network (HEN) is the backbone agency for the Halton Climate Collective.
HEN is an incorporated non-profit organization operating in Halton Region. HEN supports and enhances the capacity for local climate action and environmental sustainability across our community.
HEN has successfully implemented several programs including Greening Sacred Spaces, Halton Green Screens, Halton Food, OakvilleReady, Food Waste and Loss, read more about HEN’s programs here.
HEN facilitates Generation Green inspiring Halton Youth to reduce their Greenhouse Gas Emissions and become climate leaders in their communities.
Addressing Climate Change has become a priority in Halton. Efforts to respond to this emergency are underway, including through land-use policies in the Official Plan.
Learn more about what the Town of Milton is doing to reduce their impact on the environment, address Climate Change impacts, and become more sustainable.
Learn more about the Town of Oakville and what steps they have taken to protect and conserve the environment as well as mitigate and adapt to the effects of Climate Change.
The Town of Oakville is committed to building resilience to our changing climate.
Check out the Community Energy Plan championed by Oakville’s Energy Task Force, Corporate Energy Plan, and the Sustainability Plan for the Town of Oakville and learn how you can get involved by clicking the link below.
Sheridan is committed to integrating sustainability into all aspects of teaching, learning, energy, waste, and operations.
Sheridan College aims to foster an institutional culture defined by informed and responsible decision making that reflects the crucial balance between economic, social, and environmental priorities. Check out the Mission Zero Plan for Sheridan College and click the link below for more about Sheridan College’s plans for sustainability.
The University of Waterloo is committed to leaving a positive impact on the environment. As one of the largest institutions in the Waterloo Region, the University’s actions matter locally and globally.
Through environmental education, innovative research, community engagement, and operational sustainability, Waterloo is making a difference.