SWR has been showing the love to Waterloo region (and beyond) for 15 years now. And looking back it is hard to believe that so much time has passed and so much has been accomplished. During this time we have worked with businesses, municipalities, organizations, the community in general, to build a better future for […]
In 2023, we saw our Microforest Planting Program grow exponentially – not only in size, but in quality, connection, and participation. We planted 12 different microforests across the Waterloo Region, expanding east to Woolwich and west to Wilmot. We saw new types of trees and shrubs serving new purposes, and created days of remembering and […]
It is with great excitement and immense gratitude that we take a moment to recognize and celebrate the generous sponsors who collaborated with us for the very first time to make our 9th annual Carbon Cleanse competition a grand success! Carbon Cleanse is an annual competition that challenges organizations and their employees to reduce their […]
We had an exciting time during our 9th Carbon Cleanse Challenge, which took place between the 2nd and the 27th of October, 2023! This exciting annual competition encourages our member organizations and their employees to engage in simple, with fun tasks that reduce environmental impact.
Woodstock General Hospital has adopted an innovative program to reduce medical waste in partnership with Stryker. This program, available to hospitals across the country, has enabled Woodstock Hospital to divert more than 500 lbs of medical device waste from landfills and saved them $87,000 in supply costs. Stryker provides waste disposal for single-use devices, including […]
The fight against Climate Change is a fight for humanity. It is a fight for justice and equity. It is a fight of hope for the future. This week, I read an article that shook me. McLean’s did a feature on Canada in 2060, and honestly, it is pretty scary. The article talks about what […]
What Are NFTS? Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are assets that have been tokenized via a blockchain. Each NFT has a unique identification code and metadata that distinguish them from other tokens. NFTs can be traded and exchanged for money, cryptocurrencies, or other NFTs. NFTs are created through a process called minting. Minting involves recording the information of […]