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Local businesses complete in Carbon Cleanse sustainability challenge

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Last month, we wrapped up the 2022 Carbon Cleanse Challenge for this year and it was a huge success! The Impact Network loves this challenge as it brings together member organizations in a fun, educational and collaborative way. Carbon Cleanse is a friendly annual competition that challenges our member organizations and their employees to reduce […]

Sustainable Waterloo Region Expands Network to Surrounding Counties

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by Aisling Dennett May 26, 2022 [Waterloo, ON] Since 2008, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) has been partnering with businesses and municipalities in Waterloo Region to support them in becoming environmentally and economically sustainable and strong. This year, we have expanded the geographic areas we support to include Oxford, Perth, and Wellington counties. These areas include municipalities […]

Eco Anxiety Event Summary

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On April 22, 2021, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted Dr. Katie Hayes for a compelling webinar on Environment and Mental Health: The Rise of Eco Anxiety in a Changing Climate. Dr. Hayes, a Policy Analyst with Health Canada, began by acknowledging how appropriate the topic was for discussion on Earth Day: “a day when we are […]