Discover practical and cost-effective sustainability solutions for your community, after all, many of today’s innovative best practices in sustainability seemed radical just 10 years ago.
In a series of six articles, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities explores inspiring projects and sustainability solutions being implemented in cities and towns of all sizes across Canada. Read the whole series to find new ideas to bring to your municipal council, learn more about concepts you may already have heard about, and find resources to help you implement these solutions in your community.
Articles in the series
- Learn about Cranbrook, BC’s award-winning project to reclaim wastewater for irrigation. Part of a series on sustainability ideas for Canadian communities.
- Learn how a Quebec community creates biogas plus environmental and economic benefits from organic waste.
- Learn how Brampton, ON, is preparing its older suburbs for climate change. Part of a series on sustainability ideas for Canadian communities.
- Net-zero energy buildings are designed to produce as much energy as they consume. Learn how this can help your community reduce greenhouse gases and costs.
- Explore an important sustainability approach Canadian municipalities can use to lower GHG and infrastructure costs, and increase affordable housing.
- Follow Ottawa’s lead and integrate transit and cycling to increase bike use year-round. Part of a series on sustainability ideas for Canadian communities.