Sustainability is about taking actions today that will create a better future, with an even higher quality of life, for the present generation, as well as for our children and grandchildren. Sustainability is about ensuring that today's actions lead to a future with a prosperous economy, healthy natural environment, social well being, and a vibrant arts and culture scene throughout Halton Hills. It is an opportunity to plan proactively for challenges that may wait on the horizon, including rising energy costs and new regulations.
To learn more about what the Town of Halton Hills is doing in regards to sustainability initiatives please visit the Town website .
On Saturday March 25, 2017 from 8:30pm - 9:30pm, the Town of Halton Hills will once again join communities in Canada and around the world in participating in Earth Hour by turning off any unnecessary lights, reducing energy consumption and addressing climate change. Earth Hour brings awareness to global warming and environmental protection. It is no longer just about turning the lights off for an hour. Instead, Earth Hour is an opportunity to promote year-round conservation and the taking of long-lasting actions that benefit our planet. All residents, businesses and organizations are invited to participate.
In recognition of Earth Hour and to promote year-round energy conservation the Town is partnering with Halton Hills Hydro and Wastewise to host an e-waste round-up during the week of March 18 - 25, 2017. Bring your unused electronics to Wastewise to recycle them or pass them onto someone else who can use them. Wastewise will measure the collective amount of e-waste brought into the Centre during this week.
For more information, please visit the Town's Earth Hour page.
Earth Day is a time to celebrate our home and work to keep it sustainable for future generations. Halton Hills is hosting numerous Earth Day events over the next couple of weeks. You can: spend some time cleaning up your community, purchase and plant a tree for your yard, visit an Earth Day & Sustainability Fair, tour a local green business and more!
For more information on Earth Day events be sure to visit our Events Calendar!
Photo: Fairy Lake, Prospect Park
A follow-up film from the award-winning An Inconvenient Truth, it stars Al Gore and his efforts in promoting the use and support of renewable energy from governments around the world, and the resulting Paris Climate Agreement.
For more information, please visit this website