Municipality Practices Sustainability
The District knows the importance of a triple bottom line approach to sustainability, and is actively working to improve our economic, social and environmental performance.
Examples of projects and initiatives that improve our sustainability performance include:
Public facilities that are cutting edge in design and environmental performance
A cleaner, more efficient vehicle fleet
- Purchase of hybrids
- Use of bio-diesel
- Anti-idling initiative
Heritage recognition & protection
Environmental stewardship respecting & enhancing our topography and ecology
- Creek day-lighting and fish ladders
- Invasive species removal
- Tailed frog and wetland preservation
Accommodating alternative transportation
Progressive public engagement models
In addition to this extensive (though incomplete) list is our constant endeavour to ensure all private development is built to a high sustainability standard...