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York Region Sustainability Leadership Awards

Nominations are open for a community and youth champion

ClimateWise will be celebrating local environmental champions at our Evening of Recognition on May 30, 2019. Do you know an individual in York Region who is driving or leading sustainability within their community?

Nominate them today! The application deadline is 4:00pm on April 12, 2019

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Nomination Form

Windfall to host Roundtable on Financial Innovation

Windfall Ecology Centre, in partnership with the Waterloo Global Science Initiative, and Possibilian Ventures, is conducting research and hosting a roundtable on financial innovation for systemic transformation. The purpose of the project is to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) and inform development of Canada's Agenda 2030 National Strategy which is to be released later this year. The project is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada.

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Windfall conducts internal waste audit

New target of 85% waste diversion set for end of 2020

ClimateWise Business Network is happy to announce that our waste reduction and diversion framework is now available online. Coinciding with the framework launch, our team conducted a waste audit at the Windfall Centre. We have a waste diversion rate of 74%, higher than the regional average of 62%. We are setting an ambitious target to have an 85% waste diversion rate by the end of 2020.

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Stay cozy with FREE Winterproofing from Enbridge

First 25 qualifying applicants receive a Tim Horton's gift card!

Now is the time for homeowners to prepare for the cold winter weather. With the help of the Home Winterproofing program, qualifying homeowners can receive FREE insulation and draftproofing, keeping the home warm and cozy.

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Windfall now delivering Winterproofing in York Region

Helping income-eligible households save money and conserve energy

With the coldest days of winter upon us, Windfall is now accepting new applications from lower income residents in York Region. If you are an Enbridge gas customer, your home is older than 1980 and you are receiving financial assistance, we want to hear from you!

For more details and to apply online

Incentives available for home energy upgrades

Combat winter weather with the Home Energy Conservation Program

Winter is in full swing and now is the perfect time to find out how to reduce those cold drafts and cut costs on energy bills. A properly sealed and insulated house can help save up to 30% on your home energy bills. Contact us to learn about the current incentives available for energy upgrades. Book a home energy assessment and one of our Registered Energy Advisors will show you how to combat winter weather and keep your home warm and comfortable inside.

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Depaving Paradise one space at a time

Looking for York Region site hosts and partners

Are you looking to transform a paved kindergarten, school yard area or an unused parking lot into a greener piece of paradise? Windfall Ecology Centre is looking for enthusiastic site hosts and local champions to undertake a depave project with us this coming spring.

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New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

Qualified home owners can now earn up to $6,355 in incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.

Learn more: Windfall Home Energy Solutions