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, by educating and building awareness in our community. As a grassroots organization, supporting our community since 2004, HEN is recognized for its successful community programs: Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel, Halton Food, Halton Green Screens, Generation Green, and the OakvilleReady. HEN is also the backbone agency of the Halton Climate Collective.
HEN networks with others and brokers partnerships with diverse stakeholders to:
- educate and raise awareness for climate action in Halton municipalities;
- advance local climate and sustainable environmental policies;
- deliver free environmental education to more than 30,000 local students;
- host community charrettes and political debates;
- organize free waste diversion services for special events;
- establish and support community gardens and;
- advise local municipalities, organizations and businesses
- support greening in faith-based organizations
What to find out more about what is going on around Halton this month, Check it out.
Halton Enviroguide 2021
This just in… 📣🌱 Halton Enviroguide 2021 is now available! Our free EnviroGuide, is an educational environmental directory providing you with the tools to live more sustainably! Check it out among HEN’s other tools and resources at HEN Enviroguide
Generation Green 2021 Success Stories
Individually every Generation Green HDSB student has shown great achievement and are working hard to reduce GHG in our community. It is our collective action, all of us working together, that makes a big difference! Find out the total amount of GHG reduced here: Final Impact of Gen Green
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Check out upcoming events on our calendar.
Pop what? Pop-up, Clean-up! Looking for some weekend plans? Now is the perfect time to organize a clean-up.
Register at bit.ly/PopUpCleanUp2021
Need Volunteer Hours? Pop-up, Clean-up too! Remember, protect yourself while we all work together to protect the Earth! Thanks to Dillon Consulting for supporting this initiative.