Archive for July, 2011
Business listings are now being accepted for the 2012 Halton Enviro Guide. Click here for information and forms. The submission deadline is Wednesday, September 21.
Despite recent legislative and regulatory reforms to encourage redevelopment of brownfield sites in Ontario, a number of policy obstacles remain. CIELAP's new report, Policy Obstacles to Brownfield Redevelopment in Ontario, identifies and discusses six of these common concerns.
Environment Canada has released its Progress Report on the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2010-2013.
The National Resources Defense Council reports that digital video recorders (DVRs) and digital cable boxes consume $3 billion in electricity per year in the United States, the majority of which is wasted when nobody is watching. One solution is to use a …
According to a recent survey by RBC and Unilever, most Canadians consider themselves to be loyal recyclers, composters and energy savers; however they are sending harmful substances into neighbourhood storm sewers although this discharge often goes into our waterways untreated.
Ontario consumers would see virtually no relief from high electricity prices if the province cancelled its support for renewable energy under the Green Energy Act, according to a report by the Pembina Institute.