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 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.

 

Stop Sprawl!

Let Burlington’s Mayor and Councillors know that you want them to protect the natural spaces, farmland and precious water sources that we all depend on.

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Stop the 413 Highway

A new, costly highway that would pave over important farmland, forests, rivers, and a section of the Greenbelt in the GTHA affects all of us and

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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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Meridian Quarry Expansion

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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