SPEAK UP


Believe in the power of your own voice. The more noise you make, the more accountability you demand from your leaders, the more our world will change for the better.

-Al Gore, Founder and Chairman, The Climate Reality Project

To ensure a healthy, resilient environment now and for the future, together we must amplify our collective voice to activate stronger environmental leadership and decision-making by all levels of government. Below you will discover various issues with calls to action that invite your valued voice. 

And we invite you to join Burlington residents and youth to participate in our non-partisan, educational Community Eco-Network where we mobilize our efforts to achieve positive change here in Burlington.  

Learn about issues BG has spoken up on to date, discover tips to amplify your voice and sign up for BG News today.

Cartoon by Joel Pett published in 2009, ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit.

 

Help Shape How Halton Grows

Halton Region conducts its Official Plan review every 5 years and the process is underway now.  It’s vital we have government policies and associated practices in place

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Say NO to Plastic Bags

Each year BurlingtonGreen organizes a city-wide Community Clean up where residents get outside to clean up their neighbourhoods, schoolyards and parks. Each year, residents find LOTS of plastic bags. Bags in trees.

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Protect 9000 Trees & Habitat

Support (TEC) Tyandaga Environmental Coalition’s efforts to protect the estimated 9,000 mature trees that are threatened by the Meridian quarry expansion. BurlingtonGreen recognizes the value of and need

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COMMUNITY’S HEALTH AND SAFETY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO US, PLEASE FOLLOW COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES TO ENSURE YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY AND THOSE AROUND YOU PRIOR TO CHOOSING TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ECO-ACTIVITIES OR TIPS SHARED BY BURLINGTONGREEN.

 

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