Creating a community of educated and engaged stakeholders for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and environmental sustainability.
Halton Environmental Network (HEN) strives to make the community of Halton a region with educated citizens, engaged stakeholders and best practice policies for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and environmental sustainability.
Who We Are
Halton Environmental Network (HEN) propels climate action and environmental sustainability in Halton, the fastest growing region in Ontario. As a grassroots organization, supporting our community since 2004, Halton Environmental Network is recognized for its successful programs including: Halton Green Screens, Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel, Generation Green, OakvilleReady, Halton Food, and Food Loss and Waste Study. HEN is also the backbone agency of the Halton Climate Collective.
HEN networks with others and brokers partnerships with diverse stakeholders to:
- advocate for climate action in Halton municipalities;
- advance local climate and sustainable environmental policies;
- deliver free environmental education to more than 20,000 local students;
- host community charrettes and political debates;
- propel free environmental workshops;
- organize free waste diversion services for special events;
- conduct free energy benchmarking services;
- community gardens and;
- advise local municipalities, organizations and businesses
Halton Environmental Network Newsletter
Check out the latest newsletter from HEN and find out what is happening in our community. HEN January 2021 News
Generation Green Stakeholders speak at HDSB Human Rights Symposium
Check out the full video here HDSB Human Rights Symposium
Canoe Garden Resources
HEN staff have worked on Canoe Gardens across Halton, partnering with local community groups for each project. Read about each of the gardens and learn more about the plants that were chosen for each site. check it out here
Make Every Bite Count Report & Infographic
Join us for tips, tricks and facts on how to reduce food waste. Check out MAKE EVERY BITE COUNT report and infographic that helps us understand the Carbon “Foodprint” of our household food waste and join Food Waste Challenge this month. For more information and to check out the report & infographic, click here