Author Archives: Lisa Chapman

Reducing Waste: A Technical and Behavioural Approach

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 […]

Organizations in Waterloo Region are changing the face of environmental sustainability

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(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 […]

The culmination of the year! Our Evening of Recognition

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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 […]

RCI Event Season Sponsorship: Another Node in Waterloo Region’s Sustainability Network

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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 […]

Coming Home

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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 […]