A how-to guide to create neighbourhood enhancing projects and reduce your environmental footprint No matter your level of experience with organizing, or environmental action, the resources in this toolkit can help you and your neighbours plan and build community projects to […]
From 2013-2015, a group of neighbours in Vancouver’s Riley Park neighbourhood came together for Project Green Bloc, the first neighbourhood-level Lighter Footprint project in Vancouver, and the inspiration for Green Bloc Neighbourhoods.
Working at the juncture of homeowners, neighbourhoods, municipalities and the energy sector, Project Neutral is supporting local and national greenhouse gas reduction efforts. By allowing households to benchmark and compare their carbon footprint to other households at the neighbourhood and […]
Active Neighbourhoods is aimed at creating opportunities for citizen engagement in the planning process as well as active transportation options, with the goal of making selected communities more “liveable.” The plan is not to overhaul neighbourhoods with grand schemes, but […]
In 2008 the Cleveland Climate Action Fund was founded as the first community-based, open-access carbon reduction fund in the United States. Since then, the Fund has invested thousands of dollars in projects throughout Cleveland that both improve resident’s lives while […]
The REconomy Project is part of the Transition Network, a global grassroots movement of communities seeking to strengthen their resilience to problems including climate change, rising energy prices, economic uncertainty and inequality. The REconomy Project works with communities to take […]
The Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) is an innovative pilot program led by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) in collaboration with many municipal and community partners including residents, businesses, local groups and institutions. The project seeks to develop action plans […]