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energy Energy

Webinar recording: The 5 keys to a green municipal project business case

Watch this webinar recording and discover the five critical focus areas you need to address to get your project started, from financing and partnerships to integrating a triple-bottom-line approach.

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waste Waste

Circular Cities & Regions Initiative

Interested in learning more about how the circular economy can come to life in cities and regions? Review the CCRI webinar recordings featuring speakers from leading organizations and global cities.

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waste Waste

Case studies: 2020 Sustainable Communities Award winners

Discover the outstanding environmental initiatives that received FCM’s 2020 Sustainable Communities awards.
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land use Land Use

Case study: Campbell River, BC, develops plan to protect against rising sea levels

Learn how Campbell River, BC, developed an action plan to protect their community and coastline from the risk of sea level rise due to climate change.
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waste Waste

Case study: Animal-proof bins wrapped in local art get Canmore, AB, composting

Learn how Canmore, AB, developed a composting program using animal-safe bins decorated with local artists’ designs.
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waste Waste

Study helps set direction for new composting facility

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, BC, extensively studied the viability of a new composting facility that would divert the region’s considerable organic waste from landfill.
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waste Waste

One-stop shop for waste management sparks community pride

The integrated waste management complex in Quebec’s Manicouagan region is the first of its kind in the province to collect, treat and recover value from waste—all in one place.
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Pilot program proves textile recycling within reach for Canada’s municipalities

Thanks to the pioneering spirit of the City of Markham, ON, residents can now donate old clothes and other textiles through a program that creates jobs, supports local charities and keeps millions of pounds of textiles out of landfill.
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energy | housing Energy | Housing

Webinar recordings: Best practices in municipal sustainability

How are cities and communities of all sizes tackling their environmental challenges? Find out from our five-part webinar series on innovations and opportunities in municipal energy, waste, water, transportation and land use initiatives.

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waste Waste

Report: Solid waste management in Canadian municipalities

Expanding responsibility for producers to include the post-consumer stage of their products is a key solution for financial and environmental sustainability in the waste sector.

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waste Waste

Case study: Quebec community serves as a model zero-waste example

A GMF-funded pilot project in a densely-populated Montreal, QC, neighbourhood is expected to increase waste diversion by 30 to 50 per cent, and provide a replicable example to other communities.
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waste Waste

Webinar recordings: Plastic waste management solutions for Canadian municipalities

Watch our webinar recordings to see how your Canadian municipality can reduce and better manage your plastic waste through innovative solutions and approaches.

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waste Waste

Case study: Guelph plans an innovative new carbon neutral community

The City of Guelph's Guelph Innovation District Secondary Plan is the 2018 winner in the sustainable neighbourhood revitalization and design category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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Case study: Unique approach helps Durham Region, ON, plan effectively for climate change

The Regional Municipality of Durham's Community Climate Adaptation Plan is the 2018 winner in the climate change category of FCM's Sustainable Communities Awards.
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waste Waste

Case study: How Saint-Hyacinthe turns organic waste into biogas and revenue

Learn how a Quebec community creates biogas plus environmental and economic benefits from organic waste.
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land use Land Use

Case study: City of Corner Brook Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan

The City of Corner Brook developed a 10-year integrated municipal sustainability plan (IMSP) that serves as a hybrid document, combining the goals and objectives of an integrated community sustainability plan with the legislative authority of a municipal plan.
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waste Waste

Six sustainability ideas that have gone mainstream in Canada: Article series

In a series of six articles, we explore inspiring projects and sustainability solutions being implemented in cities and towns of all sizes across Canada.

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waste Waste

Case study: Fertilizing agricultural land with sewage sludge

The City of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu studied the feasibility of using municipal sewage sludge as agricultural fertilizer.
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waste Waste

Case study: Waste transfer station feasible only if five municipalities participate

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne studied the feasibility of building a local waste transfer station to reduce the costs and environmental impact of trucking waste to a landfill in another municipality.
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Case study: Côte-de-Beaupré Adopts an Integrated, Development Plan

To support long-term community planning, the Côte-de-Beaupré Regional County Municipality (MRC) has produced an integrated sustainability plan.
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