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Looking to dive deeper into ClimateActionWR initiatives? Wanting to learn more about how you can help to reduce our community’s greenhouse gas emissions? We’ve compiled a list of many useful resources to help get you started!
The resources listed here are intended to support community members of Waterloo Region. Many of these resources are specific to our community, with the aim of making it easier than ever to reduce Waterloo Region’s greenhouse gas emissions as a community.
Know of a great resource that you don’t see on this list? Let us know! Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Forecast Report for Waterloo Region (2012)
- Climate Action Plan for Waterloo Region (2013) – Summary
- Climate Action Plan for Waterloo Region (2013) – Full
- Our Progress, Our Path: An Update on Waterloo Region’s Community Carbon Footprint (2017)
- Our Latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Breakdown
- Community Climate Adaptation Plan – While ClimateActionWR works on climate change mitigation, others in our community have been working on adaptation.
- Carsharing – Community CarShare, which has recently joined VRTUCAR, offers an affordable and hassle-free alternative to owning a car.
- GRT EasyGo Fare Card -The EasyGO fare card is a reusable plastic smart card used for paying fares on Grand River Transit’s family of services (including ION light rail).
- GRT Fares & Passes – Grand River Transit offers a variety of fares and passes.
- GRT Trip Planner – Get where you need to go using GRT’s EasyGo Trip Planner!
- TravelWise – TravelWise provides organizations with tools and services to reduce the number of employees driving alone to work.
- Living Planet @ Work – Living Planet @ Work is WWF-Canada’s workplace engagement platform that offers free resources and ideas to help you to lead sustainable initiatives at work.
- Regional Sustainability Initiative – The Regional Sustainability Initiative helps organizations transform their sustainability interests and ambitions into actions and results.
- Save On Energy – Our local electricity distributors – Energy+, Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro and Waterloo North Hydro, along with Union Gas and Kitchener Utilities – have many incentives and programs in place to help local businesses conserve energy and use energy efficiently.
- EnerGuide Home Evaluations – EnerGuide is a home evaluation service designed to increase energy efficiency and comfort for homeowners. Reep Green Solutions offers a home energy coach who can help you understand the options for saving energy at home.
- Project Neutral – Brought to you by Reep Green Solutions, Project Neutral is a carbon calculating, community-focused, climate action tool which allows you to calculate your personal carbon footprint.
- Reep Home Energy 101 Series – Interested in making your home more energy efficient? Here’s an informal course to guide you through the process for making your home more comfortable and stop wasting energy.
- Water Efficient Technology (WET) – The Regional Municipality of Waterloo offers local homeowners water audits for free. Delivered by Reep Green Solutions, residents can have simple water-saving technologies installed at the same time as the water audit.
- Waste Whiz – Unsure where to dispose of your waste? This resource determines waste services for residents living in single and semi-detached homes in Waterloo Region.
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