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Oakville’s Sustainable Building Designs

The town of Oakville has been making headlines recently for the town’s transit building receiving a LEED Silver certification from Canada’s Green Building Council. Started in 1993, LEED is an acronym that stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” which is a rating systems that determines a building’s “design, construction, operation, and maintenance.” This […]

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Caledon Day 2013: Part 3 – Quenching Our Thirst

During the hot summer afternoon spent at Caledon Day, we gratefully came across the Quench Buggy, a mobile water station that connects to local municipal water sources and allows accessibility to clean water at any event or anywhere you would need clean drinking water. It was great to see this at a town event in […]

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Caledon Day 2013: Part 2 – Letting Your Green Show

The Region of Peel, the local municipalities and the TRCA and CVC Conservation Authorities have launched the Let Your Green Show campaign that encourages citizens to make and follow through on a sustainability action pledge and in return they get to participate in the “greenback program.” This rewards program lets individuals chose the reward they […]

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