Green in the City is a seminar series that explores local issues through a sustainability lens. Learn about lifestyle and behavioural changes that support the planet, London’s communities, and you! This year, all events will be hosted online through Zoom, with registration through Eventbrite.

Upcoming Events:

Green in the City: Developing London's Green Bin Program | Register Here
Date: Thursday, January 28, 7-8:30PM
In this event, City staff will be presenting an overview on what a Green Bin program might look like in London as the City collects feedback this winter through The City wants to learn about how you would use a Green Bin, and hear your thoughts on what should go in the Green Bin and what container size you would use. You will also hear about Green Bin experiences from municipal staff in the Region of Waterloo and City of Hamilton. This event will be hosted online via Zoom, and the event recording will be made available afterward. Click here to register for this free online event through Eventbrite!

Past Events:

Thanks to everyone who tuned in to this year’s Green in the City series! We are excited to announce that all workshop recordings can now be viewed on our Green in the City 2020 playlist, click here to watch the series on Youtube. 

Tackling Food Waste 
Explore how like-minded cities are creating a circular economy and eliminating food waste, London's food waste reduction efforts, and how you can make some simple changes in your life to reduce food waste. Watch here.

Making Sustainable Transportation Choices
Learn how public transit systems, Transportation Demand Management strategies, and cycling can empower you and create a sustainable city and healthier environment for all. Watch here. 

Urban Agriculture in Your Backyard & Community
Listen to three different perspectives about how the urban agriculture movement is growing, and how you can become a part of it in London. Watch here. 

City Symposium on Responsible Consumption & Production
Inspired by Sustainable Development Goal #15, we ask four brilliant people, what would responsible consumption and production look like in London? Stay tuned for the recording!

COVID-19 and a Green Economic Recovery
In our series finale, we explore what strategies, partnerships, and projects should be implemented for a green economic recovery in London. We hear from four regional and local speakers that share our vision for a green and resilient future, and learn from their diverse approaches on how to get there through collaborative action. Watch here. 

"This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and support local initiatives already taking place in London," says Skylar Franke, Executive Director of the London Environmental Network.  "There are over 43 environmental organizations in London with activities happening every week.  This series of free presentations, discussion and workshops highlights the important issues being tackled in London and ideally inspire individuals to support - in some way - these critical efforts." 

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