Last Tuesday (November 27, 2018), the Regional Sustainability Initiative hosted an event at Borealis Grille & Bar entitled “Reducing Waste: A Technical and Behavioural Approach.” The sold-out event was a great success, featuring two speakers with first-hand experience in implementing waste reduction strategies in their organizations. Ben Dunbar, the Manager of Waste Operations at AET […]
SWR would like to formally congratulate the R+T Park Green Team who received formal recognition at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s annual recognition event. A year of collaborative work and pushing the group to a reduction commitment is a great achievement in such a short time! Click to read the Rookie Award Press Release.
We are excited to bring you information that will help you to run your business in a more sustainable way. Coming up at the end of February is Carpool Week – read more below on how you can win prizes for sharing the ride, and bring glory to your organization. If you are interested in […]
Welcome to the January Update. In this edition you will read about an existing RCI Pledging Partner that has upped their commitment and increased their carbon reduction target, a couple of new RCI members as well as a change in our staff team. There are also a couple of new ways for you to engage […]
(WATERLOO REGION, ON) April 25, 2014 – Hundreds of sustainability leaders came together in Waterloo Region last night to celebrate the achievements they’re making in improving the environmental sustainability of their organizations at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 5th Annual Evening of Recognition. Close to 500 people representing local government, business, academia, and not-for-profit joined Sustainable Waterloo […]
As the Evening of Recognition quickly approaches, the excitement around the office is palpable! Our 2013 Report has gone to print and our Events Team is prepping both speakers and volunteers for the big night. Our largest event of the year, the Evening of Recognition is our way of recognizing the 2013 contributions that individuals […]
A glass of wine on a St Jacobs patio, with the company of our sponsors – what a wonderful way to finish our 2012/2013 events season this June! Now, only a month after thanking our previous season sponsors, I am thrilled to share that three of these organizations have already indicated that they will be […]
It was August 2010 when I left the Events Manager staff position at Sustainable Waterloo Region. Having volunteered and worked here since the organization’s start, it was truly heartbreaking to leave, but I had my mind set on entering the world of teaching. For that reason, September saw me start at the WLU Faculty of […]