Generation Green 2021-2022

What is Generation Green?

Generation Green is a youth led initiative with the goal of engaging Halton students in climate action leadership, and supporting them in their commitment to greenhouse gas emission reductions in order to drive change and action in their communities.

Designed for youth by youth, where students are given the tools, resources, and inspiration to actively empower them to reduce Halton’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions

With the support of the Halton Climate Collective, each student will complete a project that reduces their community’s greenhouse gas emissions. The program launches with a special event where students are introduced to their community projects, and then concludes at the Wrap-Up Event, where students are given the opportunity to share their project and see what their peers accomplished.

What does it mean to be a part of Generation Green?

Join Generation Green as a youth stakeholder and help us plan the conference, project and more. Click here to sign up.Youth stakeholders provide ideas, input, and feedback to create their vision for the program

Students who join Generation Green will be asked to implement an initiative in their community that will reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Students who successfully reduce their community’s greenhouse gas emissions will receive volunteer hours and a Certificate of Completion, and will be eligible to win one of our amazing prizes. As an added bonus, students are encouraged to align their initiatives with a school or science fair project. These projects will also look great on a resume or college/university application. 

Active Transportation

This year’s theme is Active Transportation. Active transportation is a big part of the climate change solution. Why Active Transportation?

This is because active transportation:

  • gives us an opportunity to be physically active on a regular basis
  • is accessible to Canadians and increases community connections
  • reduces road congestion
  • contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • saves money on gas and parking

Working together we can reduce GHG!

Youth stakeholder

Youth Stakeholders drive Generation Green and help build the direction of the project in order to reduce GHG and build low-carbon, climate-resilient community.

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Project

Take a simple action you do everyday and see if you can make small changes or big changes to reduce your carbon impact. Would you eat less meat, bike more or adjust your thermostat to conserve energy in your home? These are the types of actions students take when completing their projects.

Webinar, Conference & Events

A conference, webinars and the wrap-up event for youth by youth, where students are given the tools, resources, and inspiration to actively empower them to reduce Halton’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Check out past years Generation Green

Generation Green is a youth led initiative with the goal of engaging Halton students in climate action leadership, and supporting them in their commitment to greenhouse gas emission reductions in order to drive change and action in their communities.