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 20,000 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
It’s May and spring is in the air! Looking for ways to take climate action? Check out these local upcoming events in the Halton community, ways to share your voice and HEN activities to get YOU started on your climate journey. Check it out.
HEN is Hiring
HEN is hiring for the summer! Are you passionate about environmental issues and making a difference in our community? Join our team for the summer! Find the full description for CSJ positions here.
New Blog Post
Adventures in Vermicomposting by Lynda Sturgeoff. Read how Lynda and her family got rid of our old, plastic compost bins last year and got started vermicomposting with worms! Read the full blog post here
Check out upcoming events on our calendar.
HEN is hiring for the summer! Are you passionate about environmental issues and making a difference in our community?
Join our team for the summer! Apply on Indeed.
We are excited to announce a new partnership with TruEarth!
TruEarth specializes in providing eco-friendly laundry detergent. HEN will earn 20% of the profit from every purchase, which will help support our programs while doing the earth a great deal of good!
Get your eco-friendly products now at the link: