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Action Update: LED Streetlights Roll Out

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February 3rd, 2016

After several years of planning and test trials, local municipalities are moving forward with their plan to convert all regional streetlights into LEDs. It is projected that once the 42,000 streetlights have been converted it will save 920 tonnes of GHGs per year in reduced energy use. These energy savings are also expected to translate […]

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Climate Action Plan wins FCM award

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January 28th, 2016

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities(FCM) has awarded the Climate Action Plan with a Sustainable Communities Award. The award recognizes the Plan as a leading example of energy planning in the country. Learn more about the awards here: Sustainable Community Awards The Climate Action Plan was created through the collaboration of The Region of Waterloo, the […]

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Climate Action Plan wins FCM award

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January 28th, 2016

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities(FCM) has awarded the Climate Action Plan with a Sustainable Communities Award. The award recognizes the Plan as a leading example of energy planning in the country. Learn more about the awards here: Sustainable Community Awards The Climate Action Plan was created through the collaboration of The Region of Waterloo, the […]

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Waterloo Region can join the battle against climate change

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December 7th, 2015

Together, let’s be ambitious. By acting today, we can leave our children a community that is more resilient, caring, vibrant, and sustainable. On December 4, one of our lead partners, REEP Green Solutions published an op-ed in The Record. The piece is a personal refection on the global climate conversations currently coalescing around COP21 and […]

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Waterloo Region can join the battle against climate change

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December 7th, 2015

Together, let’s be ambitious. By acting today, we can leave our children a community that is more resilient, caring, vibrant, and sustainable. On December 4, one of our lead partners, REEP Green Solutions published an op-ed in The Record. The piece is a personal refection on the global climate conversations currently coalescing around COP21 and […]

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Highlights from REEP annual awards

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November 24th, 2015

On November 12, ClimateActionWR joined REEP Green Solutions at their annual awards event, Celebrating Community Action: Building Resilience. The event celebrated people who are building our community’s resilience by taking action to reduce our impact on the environment and adapt to our changing climate. This also included a progress update from ClimateActionWR and a recognition of […]

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Highlights from REEP annual awards

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November 24th, 2015

On November 12, ClimateActionWR joined REEP Green Solutions at their annual awards event, Celebrating Community Action: Building Resilience. The event celebrated people who are building our community’s resilience by taking action to reduce our impact on the environment and adapt to our changing climate. This also included a progress update from ClimateActionWR and a recognition of […]

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