Sustainable Waterloo Region is Celebrating its Annual Recognition Event!

It’s been another great year of sustainable community building and incredible transformation in Waterloo Region, and we’re so excited to celebrate everything that our members achieved in 2021 at our Annual Recognition Event.  After two years of amazing online events, we’re excited to see some semblance of normalcy and have evolv1 buzzing with energy again! This […]

Launching Our Clean Economy Cluster Map

We recently launched our Clean Economy Cluster Map in partnership with the Region of Waterloo, WR Community Energy, and Waterloo EDC. This Map showcases 125+ companies, research groups, and community organizations in Waterloo Region that are leading the way for sustainable innovation in buildings, transportation, energy, agriculture, waste, and more. This map demonstrates the capacity […]

Research Recap: Eating Bugs As A Meat Alternative

Could eating bugs become mainstream in the future? With increasing concerns surrounding food shortages and supplying enough for everyone to eat, as well as those looking to eat more sustainably, many are starting to approach eating bugs as a solution to this issue. Eating bugs is a fairly well-known meat alternative but has yet to […]

Welcoming Miovision to the Regional Sustainability Initiative

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is pleased to announce that Miovision has joined the Regional Sustainability Initiative as an Observing Organization! As a member, Miovision gains access to an extensive member network of organizations that share and learn sustainability best practices. The Regional Sustainability Initiative fosters the development of the local green economy in the Waterloo […]

Welcoming Your Neighbourhood Credit Union to the Regional Sustainability Initiative

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is pleased to announce that Your Neighbourhood Credit Union (YNCU) has joined the Regional Sustainability Initiative as an Observing Organization! As a member, YNCU gains access to an extensive member network of organizations that share and learn sustainability best practices.  Our network helps members improve their understanding of the impact of […]

EV Charging Incentive Program Available for SWR Members

Joining Sustainable Waterloo Region’s flagship program -the Regional Sustainability Initiative- just got a whole lot more exciting! Our colleagues at Green Economy Canada have partnered with Natural Resources Canada to provide a unique opportunity for members to access funding to cover a portion of the cost of EV charging installation. Starting February 4th, Members of […]

Welcoming CHANGE Lifestyle and Apparel to the Regional Sustainability Initiative

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is pleased to announce that CHANGE Lifestyle & Apparel has joined the Regional Sustainability Initiative as an Observing Organization! As a member, CHANGE Lifestyle & Apparel is connected to an extensive member network of organizations that share and learn sustainability best practices. Our network helps members improve their understanding of the […]

Regional Sustainability Initiative welcomes Activa aboard

Activa is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Regional Sustainability Initiative, joining as an Observing Organization! Through their membership, they will gain access to a valuable network of like-minded individuals across the Waterloo Region. The program supports organizations who are looking to improve their environmental impact by aiding in setting ambitious and realistic sustainability […]