Our Impact

Through awareness, action and advocacy initiatives, we have achieved a great deal to advance our mission, working with the community to protect the environment, mitigate climate and create a healthier, more environmentally responsible city.

You can learn more about BurlingtonGreen’s impact during 2021 here.

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AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS 

2022 –  BurlingtonGreen’s Executive Director receives Jubilee Community Hero Award –link

2020 – Nicole Mark – BurlingtonGreen President of the Board receives Minister Gould’s Volunteer Appreciation Award

2020 – BurlingtonGreen is the honoured recipient of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce 2020 Business Excellence Award – link

2019 – BurlingtonGreen is named as a finalist for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards – video

2018 – Board Members Gloria Reid, Paul Haskins, Jim Fielders, and long-term volunteer Barbara Frensch, were each recognized by the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards for their 5 years of service. 

2018 – Gloria Reid (BurlingtonGreen Board President) recipient of the 2017 Burlington’s Best (Environmental) award – link

2017 – Amy Schnurr (Executive Director) & Kale Black (Program Co-ordinator), recipients of Burlington 150 Awards – link

2017 – Kale Black (BG  Program Co-ordinator) recipient of the 2016 Burlington’s Best (Environmental) award – link

2016 – BurlingtonGreen nominated for 2016 Conservation Halton’s Conservation Award of Excellence for our Community Clean Up Green Up event

2016 – BurlingtonGreen’s former Board President and current volunteer, Ken Woodruff was the recipient of the 2015 Burlington’s Best (Environmental) award – link

2015 – BurlingtonGreen a finalist in Earth Day Canada’s “Hometown Heroes” environmental achievement awards 

2015 – BurlingtonGreen nominated for 2015 Conservation Halton’s Conservation Award of Excellence for our Community Clean Up Green Up event

2015 – Susan Fraser (BG Co-Founder and Board Director) recipient of the 2014 Burlington’s Best Environmental Award & BG Volunteer Monte Dennis, a nominee of Burlington’s Best Environmental Award – link

2015 – Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Finalist – link

2014 – BurlingtonGreen receives 2nd place and People’s Choice Award in City of Burlington Video Contest.

2013 – BurlingtonGreen places third in National Jamieson’s Call for the Wild! Contest

2013 – Kale Black (BG Program Co-ordinator) receives 14th place in The Starfish Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 in Canada

2013 – Amy Schnurr (BG Co-Founder and Executive Director) receives 2013 Burlington’s Best Environmental Award (page 76) – link

2013 – BurlingtonGreen receives Mayor’s Community Service Award at the Burlington Business Awards –  video link  

2013 – BurlingtonGreen’s community garden plot wins 2nd place in the Terra Greenhouse Purple Pepper Best Edible Garden people’s choice award 

2012 – Barbara Frensch (BG Volunteer) nominated for Burlington’s Civic Award for Environmental Achievement

2012 – Susan Fraser (BG Co-Founder and Board of Director) nominated for Burlington’s Civic Award for Environmental Achievement

2012 – Michelle Bennett (BG Go Local Food Network Co-ordinator and community volunteer) receives City of Burlington Environmentalist of the Year Award!

2012 – BurlingtonGreen nominated for Conservation Halton’s Conservation Award of Excellence

2012 – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network places third in Province wide People’s Choice contest

2011 – Kale Black (BG Youth Program Co-ordinator) nominated in The Starfish Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

2011 – BurlingtonGreen nominated for Conservation Halton’s Conservation Award of Excellence

2011 – Kale Black (BG Youth Program Co-ordinator) recipient of Conservation Halton’s Conservation Award of Excellence

2010 – BurlingtonGreen nominated for Burlington’s Civic Award for Environmental Achievement 

2009 – Amy Schnurr (BG Co-Founder and Executive Director) nominated for Burlington’s Civic Award for Environmental Achievement

2009 – Kurt Koster (BG Co-founder and first Board President) recipient of Burlington’s Civic Award for Environmental Achievement – link.

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