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Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the Sustainability Journey e-Newsletter from the Town of Halton Hills. This issue highlights local news and is dedicated to supporting a better quality of life through a prosperous economy, a healthy environment, social wellbeing, and a vibrant arts and culture scene.

If you have a story to share for future editions, please contact: sustainability@haltonhills.ca 

IN THIS ISSUE...

 

Participate in Earth Hour

 

The Town, Halton Hills Hydro and Wastewise are partnering to collect and weigh unwanted electronics brought to Wastewise during the week of March 18 – 25. For hours of operation of Wastewise contact: www.wastewise.ca

Earth Hour is coming up on March 25 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm. The Town of Halton Hills encourages everyone to turn off unnecessary lights and electronics to recognize Earth Hour. Halton Hills Hydro will be measuring our community energy reduction during Earth Hour.         

 

Shop Local Shop Halton Hills

 

The Town of Halton Hills in partnership with community business organizations re-launched the successful Shop Local – Shop Halton Hills to mark Canada’s150 anniversary.  A free information package is available to local businesses and includes a window decal and a ‘10 Reasons to Shop Local’ flyer. Businesses are encouraged to use the logo in their ads and marketing materials. Packages are available from the Town’s Economic Development Office.

 

Need Funding?

 

Do you need funding for an event or project? Apply now to the Community Sustainability Investment Fund. This Fund supports initiatives that help implement the Community Sustainability Strategy. The application deadline is Monday April 3, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.

 

Nominate Today!

 

The Green Development Leadership Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and recognize industry leaders that are making a valuable contribution to the sustainability of Halton Hills.  The nomination deadline is Friday June 23, 2017 before 4:30 p.m. Apply Now!

 

Community Sustainability Partners

 

The Office of Sustainability would like to work with you to help implement the Community Sustainability Strategy. We are looking for Sustainability Ambassadors and Sustainability Champions! Participation is easy and does not cost anything to participate! By focusing on cultural vibrancy, economic prosperity, environmental health and social well being, together we will help shape the future. For more information, visit: Become a Town Partner

This month, we are highlighting the following Community Sustainability Partners:

  1. Georgetown Toyota
  2. Canadian Federation of University Women
  3. Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch
  4. Canadian Tire
  5. Creature Comfort Company

 

Sustainability - It Thrives Here

 

We live in a thriving community full of activities that celebrate our cultural vibrancy, economic prosperity, environmental health and social wellbeing. Check out the following activities:

 

Stay Connected!

 

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