Author Archives: Danielle Avila

The Sustainable Working Series: Reducing Waste in the (Home) Office

COVID-19 is changing the very nature of employee engagement and workplace culture, including the culture of sustainability within businesses. Working from home during the pandemic has had positive impacts on the environment, but as lockdown measures ease and offices reopen, carbon emissions are on the rise. The Sustainable Working Blog Series will provide guidance on […]

Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre joins the Regional Sustainability Initiative

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is pleased to announce that the Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre has joined the Regional Sustainability Initiative! This program supports organizations across the region in setting ambitious and realistic sustainability targets. Greenway-Chaplin joins the initiative as an Observing Organization.  “It is so exciting to have a community centre as part of the Regional […]

“Building” Sustainability – Local General Contractors Join the RCI

Green grass

The construction industry has been known for making positive contributions to our lives in various ways; putting up the walls of buildings that support our careers, developing roads that allow us to travel through various walks of life, and constructing the roofs over our head. It makes sense that such a fundamental industry would be […]